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Extract Variable Dialog

Use this dialog to extract:

  • Variables in PHP or JavaScript contexts.

  • Local variables for JavaScript 1.7, JavaScript 1.8.5, ES5, and ES6.

  • JavaScript constants.

ItemDescriptionLanguage
NameSpecify the name for the new variable.All
Replace all occurrencesSelect this checkbox to replace all the occurrences of the selected expression (if more than one occurrence of the selected expression is found).All
Variable declaration

Choose to extract a (global) variable, a constant, or a local variable:

  • extract var - select this option to extract a global variable.

  • extract constant - select this option to extract a constant.

  • extract local variable - select this option to extract a local variable.

    The extract local variable option is available only for JavaScript 1.7, JavaScript 1.8.5, ES5, and ES6.

JavaScript
Introduce variable

The option is available when you choose to extract a part of a string literal. Choose how to introduce the extracted variable inside the literal:

PHP
Last modified: 17 August 2020