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Extract Method Dialog

Refactor | Extract Method

In the JavaScript context, the title of the dialog box may change to Extract Function.




In this text box, specify the name of the function or method to be generated on the basis of the selected source code.


In this area, specify the visibility scope of the method to be generated.

If the private or protected sections exist, then the newly generated method is added there. If they don't exist, they are generated (the public section is not used, see


In this area, select parameters to be passed to the new method/function.

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Use these buttons to change the order of the parameters.

Signature preview

In this read-only field, view the declaration of the new method/function.

Output variables

This read-only field shows local variables or parameters that have been changed within the method body, and will be returned by the method.

Last modified: 10 January 2019

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