Microsoft Windows

How to Rename Files Using a Function Key

Suppose you are working in Windows Explorer and you want to rename a file. Well you can always right-click the file and select Rename. But you already knew that didn’t you?

Well there is an even easier method to rename a file without every using your mouse!

Follow the steps below to learn how:

  • Select the file and tap the F2 key and begin keying in your new name.

Here’s a bonus!

If you want to copy a file name to another document follow these steps:

  1. Click F2 to edit.
  2. Click CTRL + C to copy.
  3. Click ALT + tab to switch to the other document.
  4. Click CTRL + V to paste.

It’s all about less keystrokes and saved time. It always has been! My job is to make YOU more productive and efficient!