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How Do I Rename a Folder?


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This is a bit rediculous to be asking, but I did a search and only found something called Automator as being the resource for renaming a file... Um.. if this is correct, please let me know how to use the program.

I have folders that require renaming for storage and search purposes.

This is NOT a batch rename, just a single file/folder rename.
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Select the folder you want re-named, hit the Enter or Return key, change name, hit Enter or Return again.
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To rename something, just click it, wait a couple seconds, then click it again, then the name of the file will turn into a text field and you rename it.
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This is a bit rediculous to be asking, but I did a search...
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To rename something, just click it, wait a couple seconds, then click it again, then the name of the file will turn into a text field and you rename it.
Same on a PC.
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mouse: select the file/folder, then click the name once
keyboard shortcut: Return

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mouse: select the file/folder, then click the name once
keyboard shortcut: F2

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Just don't try to rename your Home/user account folder.
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or single click on the folder wait a second then click it again and start renaming your folder
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The difference is that on a PC you can right click > Rename.
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