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    How Do I Rename a Folder?
    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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    Quote Originally Posted by stacey View Post
    This is a bit rediculous to be asking, but I did a search...
    May whatever deity you believe in bless you and keep you safe from harm.

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    Quote Originally Posted by smurfy View Post
    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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    Mac OS X
    mouse: select the file/folder, then click the name once
    keyboard shortcut: Return

    Windows
    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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