Photoshop: Rename file from menu

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Sometime you mistype when you save file. Sometimes you need just to change the file name.

Currently you have to: Save file, close it, loose all undos, go to system file manager, rename file, open it back.

We just need a menu point File>Rename file which will allow us to change the name in one click.

Strange it was not implemented yet!
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Mike Snus

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John Maguire

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You can just choose save as again, click the file and it renames it. Or just rename it in Explorer. takes maybe 2 seconds.
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Max Johnson, Champion

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Yup. Save-as, use the save-as popup dialog to rename the file like you would in the regular finder/explorer, then save-as over that. You won't have to close or lose history.
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Melody Jane

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My issue is that I have 2 PDF scans opened as 100+ windows and do not want to save-as each page as a separate file, but I need the names changed so I know which page is which when I reorder them during batch save - in as little clicks as possible. Being able to right-click rename the window tab titles and have Photoshop use those titles in its batch processing would be a far better solution.
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Johan Elzenga, Champion

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Well, three years ago this was suggested, and three people have voted for it in those three years. Draw your own conclusion.
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Melody Jane

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No need to be sarcastic to strangers friend, a lot of people won't bother to search, find this post, log in, comment, etc. Doesn't mean the issue or use case shouldn't be recorded. 
Yours, 
Software tester and UI/UX specialist.
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Mike Snus

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Not a most deserved function, but a thing that makes yout workflow more consistent. Such small things in fact affect your productivity -- like being able to close dialog window with Esc. Modern Photoshop UI lacks it also.