Thanks Peter for clearing this out.

On Wed, Jul 24, 2013 at 4:33 PM, Peter Cock <>wrote:

> On Wed, Jul 24, 2013 at 11:15 AM, Sachit Adhikari
> <> wrote:
> > Yes, but unfortunately that didn't work too. I have already tried the
> > solution you provided. I could edit the tags and annotations but it won't
> > change the file name in my file system. The file is still named as
> > "dataset_43649.dat".
> You *cannot* rename the file on disk (without bypassing Galaxy
> and editing the database and renaming the file directly). This is
> by design - unless you are an administrator debugging something
> or a tool author you don't need to know the actual filename on disk.
> You *can* rename the description of the file as shown within the
> Galaxy interface (via edit attributes).
> Peter
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