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Inline Method

Expanded Purpose

Replaces the current method call(s) with the method's body without deleting the method. Use this Refactoring if you need to edit the method for the current call only and leave the rest of the code unchanged.

Expanded Availability

Available when the caret is on a method's name within the method call or declaration. Executed from the method declaration, this Refactoring replaces all method calls with the method's body.

Expanded Usage

  1. Place the caret on the method name.

    Note

    The blinking cursor shows the caret's position at which the Refactoring is available.

  2. Use the Ctrl + . or Ctrl + ~ shortcut to invoke the Code Actions Menu.
  3. Select Inline Method from the menu.

After execution, the Refactoring replaces the method call with the method body contents. Each parameter reference in the method's scope is replaced with the corresponding variable or constant from the outer scope.

Note

If the method was called with an expression as a parameter, the Refactoring introduces a local variable before inlining the method.

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