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    Renaming files in Mac using Finder

    I wanted to know what we should follow to rename the files with the help of Finder preview. Is it possible to do? Can you please give me the basic steps which need to be followed for renaming the files? Anyone done it before?

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    Re: Renaming files in Mac using Finder

    Yes, it is possible to rename the files in your Mac with the help of preview now to do that just follow the steps given,

    STEP 1: Open the Finder app now in your Mac.

    STEP 2: Go to the Desktop from the left hand side of the Finder.

    STEP 3: Just right-click on the filenames and change the name accordingly.

    STEP 4: If you are not able to see the rename option then simply select them and press Enter which should fix your issue.

    By following the above steps you can easily rename things in your mac without any issues.

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    Re: Renaming files in Mac using Finder

    Dear friend..

    The Steps to be followed for renaming the files in Mac Using finder :

    Firstly open the Finder app

    go to the desktop and right click filename and change the name

    of your choice .

    Thank you..

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    Re: Renaming files in Mac using Finder

    Hello Dear Friend ...


    How are you ???

    First of all go to the Finder

    After that the folder which your file in it

    Find the icon for your file

    Click on that And click and Hold the Mouse button on the file name below it

    You can editable one

    There you just type the new name

    That is it


    GOOD LUCK

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    Re: Renaming files in Mac using Finder

    Hi friend,

    You can rename the files in your mac using the finder application.For renaming you need to follow the below instructions

    +++ Steps to follow to rename files using finder app :

    1. First of all turn on the mac system.

    2. Now locate the finder application in your mac and tap it.

    3. If you can't find move towards the left hand of desktop.

    4. Now right-click on the file which you want to change the name.

    5. Now list of options will open.Among those select and tap the rename option.

    6. Enter the new name which you desired.

    7. Finally tap the single click on any point of the screen to save the new name.


    Now you will see the new name.

    Thank you...............

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    Re: Renaming files in Mac using Finder

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    Basic steps which need to you followed for renaming the files:

    First of all close all window tap and then move to the dock.Now you select the "finder" application.Once the application is open then you have to press the right mouse button on the selected file-names.Now you can see the rename option where you can change the file-name.So this how you can change the name of file using with finder apps.


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    Re: Renaming files in Mac using Finder

    Offcourse you can rename files in Mac using Finder.
    To rename filesi n Mac using Finder, you have to follow some steps:
    Steps:
    >> Go to Main Screen

    >> Launch Finder App

    >> Go to Left pane & navigate to desktop from Finder app

    >> Right click on the Filenames

    >> Click on Rename option from the menu option

    >> Rename the desire name to the file

    >> Done !!

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    Re: Renaming files in Mac using Finder

    hai frnd...............

    go to start menu apen the run cmnd

    and type the mane of the file you want to access.....

    and right click on the the file just use the command rename the file

    and type the name your wish and press enter...........

    thank you......
    GOPI KANTH

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    Re: Renaming files in Mac using Finder

    In the Mac device , you can change your filename whenever and whatever according to your choice.
    It make simply to find that file and identify the file.By change the filename accroding to your choice , you can easily find that file and at whenever.so it makes easy to use that file and also reduction the time for file finding.
    you can change your filename by using
    --> simple procedure
    --> By using finder

    Rename the file name as simply procedure

    --> Go to file and select it.
    --> now right click on mouse and select "Rename"
    --> now your filename become editable and you can edit your file name according to your choice.

    Rename file name by using finder

    --> In finder , open the folder of which file you want to rename
    --> now you will see icons.find the icon of file which name you want to change
    --> now click on that file.now click and hold the file name at below file icon
    --> After a second , your filename will editable.
    --> now you can type your filename as per your choice.

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    Re: Renaming files in Mac using Finder

    Hello friend,


    I have the solution for your problem just do as i say..........

    1.Firstly you open the 'Finder' app.

    2.Then you select the place where the file which you want to change the name is present.

    3.Then you can see all the files present in that drive.

    4.Then you right click any one those files.

    5.There you tap on the option 'Rename'.

    6.Last you enter the name which you like.

    That's it by doing as i said you can solve your problem.

    All the best....................

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    Re: Renaming files in Mac using Finder

    Dear User

    I will solve your problem into some easy steps....So you just see my steps .....
    Let's have a look .....

    So first of all go and turn on your mac OS and then go to the home screen and then go to the start menu open the run cmd..After hat just type the main of the file you want to access.....And then just right click on the the file just use the command rename the file...Now at the end just type the name your wish and press enter....ALL Done .....

    Hope you like that info .....
    Thank you .....

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    Re: Renaming files in Mac using Finder

    Hi,
    For renaming the files using the finder app first select and tap the finder.
    After tapping you will see the desktop option on right side of the finder so tap this.Now you will see the list of folders on desktop and select the folder which you want to rename.Now go to the options of this selected folder or file.In options you will see the rename so find and tap it.
    After tapping it will ask to enter the new name.Now enter the new name which you desired.After entering tap the single click on any place on the screen.
    Now you will see the new name for the particular folder or file which you renamed.
    After creating new name see the new folder with new name

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