Rename a Column

Rename a Column

Datavyu provides four different ways to rename a column using the Datavyu user interface.

Rename Directly from the Spreadsheet

  1. Open the Datavyu spreadsheet.
  2. Double click on the column name. The New Variable Name window will open.
  3. Type in the new name for the column, and press Enter or click OK.

Rename Using the Spreadsheet Menu

You can also change a column’s name from the Spreadsheet menu.

  1. Open the Datavyu spreadsheet.
  2. Select the variable name you wish to change. Selected variables have a blue background.
  3. Select the Spreadsheet menu, and then Change Variable Name. The New Variable Name window will open.
  4. Type in the new name for the column, and press Enter or click on OK.

Rename From the Column List

Using the Column List is another way you can change a column’s name. The Column List also has the advantage of allowing you to change multiple column names in one place.

  1. Open the Datavyu spreadsheet.
  2. Open the Spreadsheet menu, and then select Column List.
  3. Double click on the name of the column whose name you want to change, type in a new column name, and press Enter.

Rename Columns Using the Code Editor

Datavyu’s Code Editor enables you to configure columns’ codes, but you can also edit the names of your columns’ and codes’.

  1. Open the Datavyu spreadsheet.
  2. Open the Spreadsheet menu, and then select Code Editor.
  3. Double click on the name of the column whose name you want to change, and type a new column name. The spreadsheet will update automatically.