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Re: Rename folder

Rename folder

annaendal
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Hello. I have renamed a shared folder, but it seems only I can see the new name. My colleagues see the old name. Is this a bug? Is it on purpose? It is very confusing that we don't know if we refer to the same folder. I was the owner of the folder when i renamed it.

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Rich
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@annaendal wrote:

I have renamed a shared folder, but it seems only I can see the new name. My colleagues see the old name. Is this a bug? Is it on purpose?


That's the intended behavior. Any member of a shared folder is able to rename or move the folder without it affecting the other members. Even if you invite a new member to the folder, they'll receive it with the original name. The only way to change a shared folder name for all members is to create a new shared folder, invite your members to it, then move the files from the old folder to the new folder.

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Rich
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@annaendal wrote:

I have renamed a shared folder, but it seems only I can see the new name. My colleagues see the old name. Is this a bug? Is it on purpose?


That's the intended behavior. Any member of a shared folder is able to rename or move the folder without it affecting the other members. Even if you invite a new member to the folder, they'll receive it with the original name. The only way to change a shared folder name for all members is to create a new shared folder, invite your members to it, then move the files from the old folder to the new folder.

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