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This refactoring serves to convert traditional C# properties with private backing fields to auto-properties that were introduced in C# 3.0.

To convert a property with backing field to auto-property
  1. Place the caret at the name of a property, or select it in File Structure:

  2. Do one of the following:
    • On the main menu, choose ReSharper | Refactor | Convert | Property to Auto Property.
    • Right-click, then click Refactor | Convert | Property to Auto Property on the context menu.
    • Press Ctrl+Shift+R, then click Convert Property to Auto Property.
  3. The refactoring will be carried out without requiring you to specify any further options:


Alternatively, you can use a context action with identical functionality. That is, to convert a property to auto-property, you simply need to press Alt+Enter at the name of the property and select To automatic property in the drop-down list.

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