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Fixed in Unity 2018.2



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Can't rename a UI game object after duplicating it

Editor - Other



Priority: 2Necessary for shipping a final release


Severity: 2Core functionality majorly impacted

To reproduce:

1. Download attached project "UI" and open in Unity
2. Open "test" scene
3. In Hierarchy select Canvas > Bottom Menu
4. Try to rename "Button (1)" game object
Note: Observe that renaming should work
5. Try to duplicate "Button (1)" or whatever you named game object

Expected Result: Renaming should work again without any problem
Actual Result: Renaming does not work

- If you go to Play mode and then exit it then this issue will vanish but only until the next duplicate

Reproduced on Unity 2017.2.0b7, 2017.2.0b11 and 2017.3.0a7
Not reproduced on Unity 5.5.4p4, 5.6.3p3, 2017.1.1p1 and 2017.2.0b6
Regression on Unity 2017.2.0b7

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