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Make copy functionality in rename option copy only the new field name

In the tools that embed the "Rename" option (Select, Append Fields, Join, Join Multiple), copying the new name will copy all the information of the field configuration : tick/untick, original field name, type, size, new name and description.

 

Renaming the field "Rename_Field"Renaming the field "Rename_Field"

 

 

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In my opinion, it should copy only the new name. This would be useful, especially because when you change the name of a field, it isn't automatically changed in subsequent tools, so copying it to replace it in those tools is faster than retyping it every time.

12 Comments
Hammad_Rashid
11 - Bolide

Much Needed.

SeanAdams
17 - Castor
17 - Castor

This is one of those that catches me, and wastes a few mins every single time - and eventually just end up using notepad.

The key here is to use Windows standards - if you select 1 cell and hit ctrl-C then the data that is copied should be that single cell.