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Extract Function

Refactor | Extract | Method

In the C++ context, the title of the dialog is Extract Function. For more information, see Extract Function Refactoring.
NameIn this field, specify the name of the function or method to be generated on the basis of the selected source code.
Declaration place In the drop down list, select a place to declare a new function (above or below).

Note: This option is available for global functions only.

Return type In this field, specify the return type of the new function.
Signature previewIn this read-only field, view the declaration of the new function.

Extract Function Parameters Pane

Type Specify the type of the added parameter.
NameSpecify the name of the added parameter.
List of parametersContains the full parameters list of created function.


icons.general.add.svgAlt+InsertClick this button to add a new parameter to the list.
icons.general.remove.svgAlt+DeleteClick this button to remove the selected parameter from the list.
icons.actions.previousOccurence.svg or icons.actions.nextOccurence.svg  Alt+Up or Alt+DownUse these buttons to move the selected parameter up and down in the list.

The order of parameters in the list defines the order in which parameters appear in the function.

Last modified: 19 August 2020