My map is called map_0, which isn't that great. Can I change it?


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Now you can change the maps using an anvil. It requires levels to rename the map however.

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    Pro tip: rename your map before making copies, or else you will have to rename each copy. Commented Sep 9, 2017 at 16:12
  • though this is the correct answer now, but in 2011, when this question was asked, the answer is no. Commented Apr 5, 2018 at 22:14

No you can't. When you create a map, its name becomes map_x, where "x" is an incremental id.

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    Should be relatively easy to mod in, though. Commented May 26, 2011 at 15:34

just go in singleplayer worlds menu then click on the world on the bottom left corner theres a button called rename use that! Thanks hope i helped

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