Move and Copy refactorings
The Copy refactoring lets you create a copy of a file, directory or a package in a different directory or a package.
To perform copy refactoring
- Select an item you want to refactor. (For example, class in the editor or file in the Project tool window.
- Select (F5)
- In the dialog that opens, specify the name and location for your copy, and click OK.
The Move refactoring lets you move a top-level member to another file. It also lets you move a file or a folder in the Project tool window.
To perform move refactoring
- Select an item you want to move.
- Select (F6).
- If you are trying to move a function to another file, in the dialog that opens specify a name of the file.
If you are trying to move file or package in the dialog that opens, specify a path to the target directory.