Extract Method Dialog
The title of the dialog box may change to Extract Function:
- In the PHP context, when the code selection is made inside a function or a script.
|Name||In this text box, specify the name of the function or method to be generated on the basis of the selected source code.|
|Visibility|| In this area, specify the visibility scope of the method to be generated. The available options are: |
This area is available only in the Extract Method dialog box when refactoring is invoked from a method of a PHP class.
|Declare static||Select this checkbox to have a static method created. |
|Declare functional expression||Select this checkbox to have the new function defined through a function expression, for example, |
|Output variable(s)||This read-only text box displays the name of the variable through which the output of the new method/function will be passed to the calling method/function. Depending on your choice in the Return output variable(s) through area, this variable either will be used in a return statement or will be declared as the passed by reference parameter of the new method/function.|
|Return output variable(s) through||In this area, specify the way in which the new method or function will return the output variables to the callee. |
The area is available only when refactoring is invoked in the PHP context.
|Parameters||In this area, specify the parameters to be passed to the new method/function. If necessary, rename the parameters by double-clicking the corresponding parameter lines and entering new names. |
|Move Up/Down||Use these buttons to change the order of the parameters.|
|Replace tail "break/continue" statements with return statements||Select this checkbox to have PhpStorm transform tail break or continue statements if the selection contains any.|
|Signature preview||In this read-only field, view the declaration of the new method.|