Extract method no longer available on Alt-Enter context menu in VS2017


I noticed after upgrading to VS2017 (and also upgrading ReSharper) that the "Extract method" option is no longer available on the Alt-Enter context menu.

I know that I can do Ctrl-R and M to achieve this but I use Alt-Enter to do other things (e.g. "Surround with block") so it seems logical for "Extract method" to be there as well.

Here's what I currently see when I press Alt-Enter after selecting some code.

In previous versions, "Extract method" would be here if the currently selected code was extractable.

Is there a way to reinstate this functionality?


  • Microsoft Visual Studio Enterprise 2017 - 15.0.0+26228.64
  • JetBrains ReSharper Ultimate 2018.3.1 Build 183.0.20181225.200351
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Thank you Alexander - that solved my problem!


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