action is available in the contextual menu of the Working Copy view
and can be
performed on a single resource. This action acts as a move command with the destination
directory being the same as the original location of the resource. A copy of the original item
is created with the new name, also keeping its history. The original item is marked as
Note: External items cannot be renamed using the
Rename action because they cannot be deleted. Instead, you should
edit the svn:externals property defining the external item, then
use the Update operation on the item's parent folder for the change
to take effect.
Attention: For SVN 1.8 working copies: when
committing items that were moved and/or renamed, make sure you select both the source and the
destination, otherwise the commit operation will fail.