Extract Superclass Dialog
Extract superclass from
This read-only field shows the name of the source package that contains the class to extract a superclass from.
When this option is selected, IntelliJ IDEA extracts a new superclass but does not use it immediately and the source code is not changed.
In this field, type the name for the new superclass. The field is available if the Extract superclass option is selected.
Extract superclass and use it where possible
Select this option to have a superclass extracted and immediately applied to the source code, with the suggested changes displayed in the dedicated tab of the Find tool window.
Rename original class and use superclass where possible
Use this option to rename the original class and make it an implementation of the newly created superclass.
Rename original class to
In this field, type the new name for the original class. The field is available if the Rename original class and use superclass where possible option is selected.
Package for new superclass
In this list, specify the package for the new superclass. If necessary, click Browse and choose the target package in the dialog that opens.
Members to Form Superclass
In this area, specify the members of the class to be moved or delegated to the new superclass. To have an element included in the interface, select the checkbox next to it.
Select this option to leave the method implementation within the current class, and declare it abstract in the extracted superclass.
JavaDoc/ASDoc for abstracts
In the JavaDoc/ASDoc area, specify the action to be applied to the inline documentation. The available options are: