Refactorings

Tools to modify your code and account for the ripple effects.


Before Rubberduck, the only refactoring-like tool in the VBE was... Find/Replace (Ctrl+H), which treats the code as, essentially, plain text: it does not differenciate two local variables named foo in two different scopes, and unless you search for whole words only then it will also find parts of identifier names that match, and it will not be able to tell an actual identifier from a string literal.

Rubberduck changes that: when you refactor/rename a variable, only that variable gets renamed, and all its (early-bound) usages get updated. Rubberduck has several refactorings to offer - not just rename, each designed for specific operations that would otherwise be tedious or bug-prone.


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