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Extract Field

Basics

Extract Field refactoring declares a new field and initializes it with the selected expression. The original expression is replaced with the usage of the field.

Example

Extracting a field using the dialog box

To extract a field using the dialog box

If the Enable in place refactorings check box is cleared on the Editor settings, the Extract Field refactoring is performed by means of the Extract Field Dialog.

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  1. In the editor, select the expression or variable to be replaced with a field, or just place the cursor within such an expression or variable declaration.
  2. In the main menu, or the context menu of the selection, choose Refactor | Extract | Field, or press Ctrl+Alt+F.
  3. In the Expressions pop-up menu, select the expression to be replaced. Note that WebStorm highlights the selected expression in the editor.
  4. In the dialog that opens, specify the type and name of the new field.
  5. To automatically replace all occurrences of the selected expression (if it is found more than once),select the option Replace all occurrences.
  6. Click OK to create the field.

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Last modified: 10 August 2017