I often fat fingered the file name / buffer name / Org Roam link name when launching something new.
And then when I am busy and knee deep in work, I glance up to see the error glaring at me.
figured out, looked up how to fix it
C-x dto flip into a dired buffer
- Find my filename in the list. (
C-scan help search and narrow stuff)
C-x C-qto go into Wdired mode
- Change the file name to whatever I want it to
C-c C-cto be done with it.
(If you are editing an Org Roam node,
M-x org-roam-db-sync to keep everything shipshape)1
Update, 2022-09-17: Antón responded to my post on Linkedin to suggest that step 3 could also be done alternatively by just hitting
R at the filename, which would let me rename the file (using
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