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Changing the name of a data table

The name of a data table is shown in all data table selectors and it is used as the default name in new table visualizations. If the original data table name is unclear, you may want to change it to a better name. Authors can rename data tables in the expanded Data panel.


You must have data loaded in the analysis and the Data panel must be shown.


  1. In the Data panel, make sure the data table of interest is selected.

    This step is only applicable if you have two or more data tables in the analysis. If this is the case, select the data table of interest from the drop-down list at the top of the Data panel, otherwise, go to step 2.

  2. Click on the Expand data panel for tools and details button, Expand data panel for tools and details..
  3. In the expanded data panel, click on the icon with a pencil to the right of the data table name.
    Tip: You can also double-click on the data table name to enable editing.
  4. Type a new name for the data table and finish by pressing Enter.
    The data table name is updated.