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Extract Function

Refactor | Extract Method
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In the C++ context, the title of the dialog is Extract Function.

Item

Description

Name

In 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 preview

In this read-only field, view the declaration of the new function.

Extract Function Parameters Pane

Item

Description

Type

Specify the type of the added parameter.

Name

Specify the name of the added parameter.

List of parameters

Contains the full parameters list of created function.

Toolbar

Item

Shortcut

Description

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Alt+Insert

Click this button to add a new parameter to the list.

icons general remove svg

Alt+Delete

Click this button to remove the selected parameter from the list.

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Alt+Up or Alt+Down

Use 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: 25 April 2019

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