This procedure describes how to move a file, which will result in the
automatic updating of all instances where that file is referenced (required,
included etc.) within the project to reflect its change of location.
Ensure that you save any changes to the file before
applying the refactoring feature.
To move a file:
In PHP Explorer
view, right-click the file which you would like to rename
and select Refactor | Move
-or- press Alt-Shift-V.
A Move File dialog will appear.
Select the new
location of the file.
Check the "Update
references" box and click Preview.
A preview window with a changes tree will open showing all
the changes which will be made to reflect the move of the
You can scroll
through the different changes using the scrolling arrows .
Note that, if the file has been referenced (required, included
etc.) in other files, the reference to the location of that
file in other files will also have been changed.
Unmark the checkbox
of changes which you do not want applied.
If you are satisfied
with the changes, press OK.
file will be moved and the file's new location will be updated
in all instances where that file is referenced.