This refactoring allows you to merge one class into another class. The class that you merge in is removed, its members are moved to the current class, and all usages of the merged class are updated accordingly.
In the example below, we merge the
class (i.e. its field
myColor and its method
InitPainter) into the
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To inline a class
- Place the caret at the name or a usage of a property or a field that represents the class that you want to merge in. Or, alternatively, select a property or a field in the File Structure window.
Do one of the following:
- On the main menu, choose
- Right-click and choose Refactor | Inline Class on the context menu.
- Press Ctrl+Shift+R and then choose Inline Class
- Press Ctrl+Alt+N and then choose Inline Class
- If no conflicts are found, ReSharper performs the refactoring immediately. Otherwise, it prompts you to resolve conflicts.
After applying the refactoring the property or the field is replaced with members of its type. All usages of the property or the field are updated accordingly.
This feature is supported in the following languages/technologies:
The instructions and examples given here address the use of the feature in C#. For details specific to other languages, see corresponding topics in the ReSharper by Language section.