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The Copy refactoring lets you create a copy of a class in a different package. It can also be used to create a copy of a file, directory or package in a different directory or package.

Performing Copy refactoring

To perform the Copy refactoring

  1. Select the item of interest in a tool window (e.g. the Project tool window). Alternatively, open the necessary class or file in the editor.
  2. Do one of the following:
    • Choose Refactor | Copy on the main menu or the context menu.
    • Press F5.
    • In the Project tool window, press and hold the Ctrl key, and drag the item to the target location.
  3. In the Copy dialog that opens, specify the name and location for the copy that you are creating, and click OK.

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Last modified: 18 July 2017