Renaming a field

You can select and rename table fields during table field editing. However, fields that are mapped to a data source cannot be renamed; only new fields created can be renamed.

  1. Start ArcMap.
  2. Verify that you are in layout view if necessary.
  3. Right-click the graphic table element and click Properties.

    The Table Properties dialog box appears.

  4. If necessary, click the Table Fields tab.

    The Table Fields tab appears.

    Table Fields tab
  5. Right-click a Name or Alias cell and click Rename.
  6. Type the new name for the field.
  7. Press ENTER.