Change the name or description of a list or library

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  1. On the top link bar, click Documents and Lists .

  2. On the Documents and Lists page, click the list, document library, or discussion board in which you want to change the name or description.

  3. Click Modify settings and columns .

    If the page displays a survey, click Modify survey and questions .

  4. Under General Settings , click Change general settings .

  5. In the Name and Description boxes, type the new information you want .

  6. At the bottom of the page, click OK .

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