UParenthesizedExpression checks

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Jeremy Woods

Aug 18, 2021, 8:55:05 PM8/18/21
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Struggling with the UParenthesizedExpression expressions checks in tests.

How do I get the parenthesis from the middle of a UCallExpression. Say the parenthesize testMode takes my expression from:




How do I get it back to where I can use `variable?.someMethod()`? `skipParenthesizedExprUp/Down()` don't seem to do anything here. The code relies on some processing that starts to breakdown if we can't strip out the parentheses internally.

Tor Norbye

Aug 31, 2021, 2:31:21 PM8/31/21
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I'm not sure I understood the question -- but if you have variable.someMethod() that's a UCallExpression where the receiver is a USimpleNameReferenceExpression ("variable"), and the method name is "someMethod".
If you instead have variable?.someMethod(), that's still a UCallExpression, and the methodName is still "someMethod", but now the receiver is instead a UParenthesizedExpression ("(variable)"). If you want to get the variable in this case, you'd do call.receiver.skipParenthesizedExprDown() -- this will be the same USimpleNameReferenceExpression as in the first case.

-- Tor
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