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How to rename a branch ?

How to rename a branch I created ? Not familiar with it but I did not see in the contextual menu a quick way to do that. 

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Tyler T Atlassian Team Feb 03, 2020

You can easily change a branch name locally using the command line:

git branch -m <branch>

Rename the current branch to <branch>.

Further reading: https://www.atlassian.com/git/tutorials/using-branches

If you want to rename the remote branch, without losing any metadata, you won't get what you want.

@Rick Fleischerwhat metadata would I lose? Kinda a noob question..

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