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Cannot rename fields in data source.

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I am not able to rename the fields in data source. I am the owner of the data source and still I am not able to change anything. When i click on the field nothing happens.

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Re: Cannot rename fields in data source.

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Hi Joran -- you should be able to edit the names of fields in any data source that you have edit permissions to. To do this you can:

 

  1. Go to https://datastudio.google.com
  2. Select "DATA SOURCES"
  3. Select the data source you'd like to edit
  4. Click on the field you'd like to rename
  5. Rename the field

 

Note that if this is a data sources that someone shared with you with view-only permissions you will not be able to rename the field.

Cannot rename fields in data source.

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Hey Alon! Thank you for your response. Turns out the problem was the browser I using at the time. For some reason, Safari did not allow me to edit fields in data sources I was not owner of. Strange right? Any who I switched to chrome and it works fine now.