CLion 2020.1 Help

New C/C++ Source/Header File Dialog

This dialog opens when you right-click a file or folder in the project view and choose one these options from the context menu: New | C++ Class, New | C/C++ Source File, New | C/C++ Header File.

Common Options

Item

Description

Name

In this field, type the name of a new class or source/header file.

Type

Select the desired file type from the drop-down list, if you need the type, other than default. For more details on the file type definition, refer to the Code Style C/C++ Help page.

Add to targets

Select this checkbox to add the created files to the source files list for the selected target(s).

Targets pane

In this pane, select the desired target or multiple targets to which the created files shall be included.

CMakeLists.txt file pane

In this pane, see the CMakeLists.txt variable where CLion suggests to add the created file(s).

icons general settings

Click this icon to open the Code Style dialog.

New C++ Class

Item

Description

Create header file only

Select this checkbox, if you want to create a header file only for a new class.

New C/C++ Source File

Item

Description

Create an associated header

Select this checkbox, if you want to created a header associated, with the new source file.

Last modified: 3 June 2020