Rename dialog for a file/directory
Use this dialog to rename file or directory.
In addition to renaming a file/directory itself, CLion can also look for the usages of the file/directory name. If found, the changes you are making can also be applied to these usages.
Rename <file> (<directory>) and its usages to
Specify a new name for the file (directory).
Search for references
If this option is on, CLion will look for occurrences of the file/directory name in code files.
Whether or not a string literal is a reference is defined by the language used in a source file.
Search in comments and strings
If this checkbox is selected, CLion will look for occurrences of file/directory name within comments and string literals in your source code files.
Use this option to set a scope for the Rename refactoring. For example, you can limit the refactoring to only recently changed files, or to only open files, and so on. You can also create a custom scope that you can either share or keep local.