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Create New Method

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Item

Description

Name

Use this field to modify the method name.

Return type

Use this field to modify the method return type.

Code completion (Ctrl+Space) is available in this field, in the Type column of the Parameters area, and in the exception type list in the Exceptions area.

Parameters

Type

Specify the parameter type.

Note that code completion works here. As you type, the suggestion list shrinks to show the matching options. Non-existent type is marked as a syntax error.

Name

Specify the parameter name.

Add/Remove

Use these buttons to add/remove parameters.

Move Up/Down

Use these buttons to reorder parameters by moving them up or down in the parameter list.

Visibility

Select one of the options to change visibility scope of the method.

Abstract

If this checkbox is selected, the abstract modifier is added to the method signature.

Exceptions

Add/Remove

Use these buttons to add/remove exceptions thrown by the method. For each new exception, specify its type.

Move Up/Down

Use these buttons to reorder exceptions by moving them up or down in the list.

Signature Preview

This read-only area shows the draft method signature as you fill in the dialog fields.

Last modified: 25 October 2018

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