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Windows 7: Rename folders in left pane - feature or bug?

17 Jan 2010   #1

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Rename folders in left pane - feature or bug?

Windows 7 has apparently lost the ability to rename a folder in Explorer's left-hand (Navigation) pane by left-clicking a highlighted folder a 2nd time.

I know I can use F2 or right-click< Rename, or even rename in the right-hand pane, but I'm so used to doing it it the left-hand pane that I keep forgetting and trying to do it.

So is this intentional or is it a bug? I'd like to know so I can report/request it for a future SR. Although I have a feeling it's supposed to be this way and I'm wasting my time. Still.... it's always worth a try.


My System SpecsSystem Spec
17 Jan 2010   #2

Microsoft Windows Seven


I think it's intentional. You can see the full options if you right-click on any folder at the left pane of Windows Explorer, so i think it's not bug.

Microsoft is not careless on that case.

My System SpecsSystem Spec
17 Jan 2010   #3

windows 7

Thanks for the reply. I suspected as much. Yet another 'feature' I could live without.

Oh well....

My System SpecsSystem Spec


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