Important: There are some things youshould not rename:
- Application folders and any items that came with your system (such as the Library folder).
- Filename extensions—the period followed by two or three letters you see at the end of some filenames (for example, .jpg). If you change an extension, you may no longer be able to open the file with the application that was used to create it.
- Select the item you want to rename and press Return. Note: The items in the Finder window sidebarare aliases. To change the name of a sidebar item, locate theoriginal and rename it.
- Type a new name for the item. You can use numbers and most symbols. You can’t include a colon (:) or start the name with a period (.). Some applications may not allow you to use a slash (/) in a filename.
- Press Return.