home folder name

Discussion in 'macOS' started by zoran, Jul 6, 2010.

  1. zoran macrumors 68030

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    #1
    how can i alter the name of the home folder in the sidebar of a window?
    its strange that it will not change although i have altered the accounts name!

    im puzzled:confused:
     
  2. celticpride678

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    #3
    Wirelessly posted (Mozilla/5.0 (iPod; U; CPU iPhone OS 4_0 like Mac OS X; en-us) AppleWebKit/532.9 (KHTML, like Gecko) Version/4.0.5 Mobile/8A293 Safari/6531.22.7)

    It requires a bit of digging to do something so simple:

    http://support.apple.com/kb/ht1428
     
  3. strausd macrumors 68030

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    #4
    Back when I knew absolutely nothing about Macs I tried to change the name. Don't remember what I did back then, but it wouldn't let me log off.
     
  4. zoran thread starter macrumors 68030

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    #5
    suppose i make another user account and then i delete that user, do i get rid of the name i dont want?
     
  5. celticpride678

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    Boston, MA
    #6
    In the accounts panel in System Preferences.
     

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