Renaming resources

You can use the VersionVault Navigator or VersionVault Details view to rename resources under VersionVault source control. These operations affects resources (versions) in the local VersionVault view and elements in the VOB.

About this task

Renaming a resource under VersionVault source control creates a new version of the directory that contains the resource. The new directory version catalogs the renamed resources under their new names and removes the names of the deleted resources.


To rename one or more resources under VersionVault source control:
  1. In the VersionVault Navigator or VersionVault Details view, select the resource you want to rename.
    You can select multiple resources to rename.
    Note: You cannot rename a directory if it contains any checked-out resources or hijacked files.
  2. Select Rename from the context menu.
    The Rename dialog box opens. If it opens in simplified version of the Rename dialog box, you can click Show Details to display options. You can click Hide Details to return to a simplified version of the dialog box.
  3. In the New Name column, next to the resource you want to rename, type the new name of the resource, including any file extensions.
  4. Enter new names for each resource you want to rename and clear the checkbox next to any resources that you do not want to rename.
  5. Enter any comments you want to associate with the rename operation.
  6. If you want the parent directory to be checked in when the operation is complete, clear the Leave the parent directory checked out option.
  7. Click OK to complete the rename operation or Cancel to cancel it.