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Convert Extension Method to Plain Static refactoring

This refactoring helps you convert an extension method to a static method and update all usages in the current solution accordingly.

Consider the following example:

Before refactoring

After refactoring

public static void DoSomething(this string s) { } private static void Test(string str) { str.DoSomething(); }

public static void DoSomething(string s) { } private static void Test(string str) { DoSomething(str); }

To convert an extension method to a static method

  1. Place the caret at the declaration or a usage of an extension method in the editor, or select it in the Structure window.

  2. Do one of the following:
    • Press Ctrl+Shift+R and then choose Extension Method to Plain Static

    • Choose Refactor | Extension Method to Plain Static in the main menu.

  3. The refactoring is carried out without requiring you to specify any further options.

Last modified: 17 October 2018

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