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Allow method renaming directly in the source

It would be nice if you could directly rename a method by changing the name in the signature in the editor directly rather than having to use the Rename Method dialog.

Jade could pop up a confirmation dialog to confirm that a method rename is what was intended. (Are you sure you want to rename this method?)

  • Craig Shearer
  • Sep 7 2021
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    John Richards commented
    22 Mar, 2022 12:51am

    Hi, I will close this JEDI as there is an existing approach. Thanks John R.

  • BeeJay commented
    22 Sep, 2021 01:00am


    If the carat is positioned in the method name in the editor, an even quicker/easier option is to use the Shift+F2 keyboard shortcut to go straight into the rename dialog. Saves hunting for the relevant item on the context menu. The same shortcut also works for renaming parameters, constants, and variables in the method.


  • Gerard O'Brien commented
    22 Sep, 2021 12:24am

    And I tried it in 2020, and those capabilities are already there. Duh.

  • Gerard O'Brien commented
    21 Sep, 2021 07:51pm

    It would be really nice if in the editor you could right click on the method name to get a drop down. One option could be rename, another could be references. When you change the signature it would be handy to be able to directly bring up the references.