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Rename field

This script function renames one or more existing Qlik Sense field(s) after they have been loaded.

Note: It is not recommended to name a variable identically to a field or a function in Qlik Sense.

Either syntax: rename field or rename fields can be used.


Rename Field (using mapname | oldname to newname{ , oldname to newname })

Rename Fields (using mapname | oldname to newname{ , oldname to newname })


Argument Description
mapname The name of a previously loaded mapping table containing one or more pairs of old and new field names.
oldname The old field name.
newname The new field name.


You cannot rename two fields to having the same name.

Example 1:  

Rename Field XAZ0007 to Sales;

Example 2:  


Mapping SQL SELECT oldnames, newnames from datadictionary;

Rename Fields using FieldMap;