Renaming a layer
Layers that you add to the map can be renamed using the Map Contents panel. When you first add a layer, the layer name is determined by the layer data source. When you change the layer name in the Map Contents panel, only the display name of the layer is changed; the name in the underlying data is not affected.
To rename a layer, complete the following steps:
- Open the Map Contents panel. For instructions, see The Map Contents Panel.
- Select the layer to be renamed:
- Click the Rename button on the Layer tab of the Map Web Part ribbon:
The layer name text becomes editable.
- Type the new layer name and press Enter or click outside the text area to change the layer name: