Organize Symbols in Sketch: How to rename all symbols at once
I am in the process of reorganizing a project done in Sketch and Iâ€™m at the stage of renaming the symbols using Organize Symbolsâ€¦. However, when I update the name of the symbols using this interface, the updates do not take effect in the Layer List.
Above, you can see that the symbol is renamed to
Buttons/Dashed_Add-an-outlet in the Organize Symbolsâ€¦ panel.
Above, you can see that the layer in the Layer List remains the same (
Button_Add-an-outlet). It keeps the old name. Does anybody know if this feature is actually supposed to update the layer name? I donâ€™t want to have to update every layer name individually.
Thanks in advance.
I believe this is the desired functionality, as it is assumed that you may want to rename the instance of the symbol. Updating the symbol name in
Organize Symbols changes the master symbol name, but not all the instances of it.
For bulk-renaming layers, The Sketch 3 plugin RenameIt is excellent. I would try using the
Find and Replace function to rename your symbol layers.