Lightroom Classic: Keyboard shortcut for "rename" in Collections: Alt + F2

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I am basing my workflow on collections, like many others and it's pretty annoying that there is no "rename" shortcut for a collection and I have to go through the [hand to mouse, rightclick, look for "rename", click again] routine to rename it.
F2 will rename the active image, which is logical, but I would love to be able to rename a collection with a shortcut too.

I would suggest Alt + F2, because it's easy to type with the left hand.

Since only a folder OR collection can be selected (not both at the same time) this could maybe also be used for folders.
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georg m

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Take a look at this plugin. I'm not sure it has what you want but there may be other functions that you might find helpful: Keyboard Tamer:
https://www.photographers-toolbox.com/products/keyboardtamer.php
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A folder AND a collection can be selected at the same time.  
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thanks avpman, but no such option there.

Robert Somrak, you are right. I missed that.
But it's irrelevant, because batch renaming folders or collections does not work anyway. So the shortcut would not even be dangerous to rename the wrong thing (folder instead of collection if both are selected), because it would only work if a single item is selected.