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 Alt+O (toggle .h/.cpp) to create non-existing file
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peterchen
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Posted - Nov 04 2021 :  10:28:09 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Is there a way to create the corresponding file on Alt+O wenn it doesn't exist?

Example Workflow: I use "Move Selection to New File" to create some header, and now I want to add imlementations to the corresponding .cpp.

However Alt+O doesn't do anything, "Create Definition" creates it in the header file (which is good for the use case of header-only code)

- Am I missing something obvious/easy?

Maybe I am missing something here, but adding the file in the correct folder with Visual Studio is a bit lengthy (select correct file type, locate the right folder, re-type the file name)

- If not, feature suggestion:

Alt+O, when no file is found, could ask for the file to be created (including asking for the file name, so I can adjust the extension).

I believe this was discussed a long time before, but rejected at that time IIRC because 'we avoid creating files' - which has changed since.


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feline
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Posted - Nov 05 2021 :  07:35:39 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
You are probably looking for the command Create File:

https://docs.wholetomato.com/default.asp?W288

which will create the matching file, and if you are creating a new header file, it will include it into the current, matching cpp file.

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peterchen
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Posted - Nov 08 2021 :  03:03:28 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Thank you! That seems suffient.
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