Rename LIGHT recipe?

I'd like to be able to rename the LIGHT recipe that is created for each room.  Currently I am able to edit the actual Launched and Powered Off recipes, but cannot change the name of it.

The way Neeo cirrently works with the Hue Bridge and lights, all light controls for that room are displayed.  Becuase their are multiple lightS in each room, the main Icon should be LIGHTS (with an 'S' - would be even better if I could name it whatever I wanted.

*RENAME option should be available for all devices, recipes and shortcuts.

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  • Patrick FYI

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  • I'd like that option as well. I would like to have the option of changing the name of a recipe.

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    • Ben Bo you can by changing the device name, the recipe Will change with it. Only exception is light.

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      • Ben Bo
      • Ben_Bo
      • 2 yrs ago
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      Niels de Klerk Tried it and it kinda worked (the recipe took the name of the AVR instead of the set top box's). But this is not satisfactory. Recipe's names shoud be customizeable.

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    • Ben Bo they can be renamed. A recipe is based on the device. So If you rename your setup box then the correspondent recipe is renamed as well.

      If you can’t make it work then please post a new topic. Include a picture of the devices, a picture of the recipes and the home screen. Also tag my name and I will have a look.

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      • Randy N
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      • 2 yrs ago
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      Here is a picture of the LIGHT that we are currently unable to rename/change.

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      • Randy N
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      • Randy N
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      • 2 yrs ago
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      Niels de Klerk All devices, recipes and shortcuts should be editable by the user, as mentioned in the original thread.  Patrick Andy

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    • Randy N I think you and Ben Bo don't understand what I'm saying. Ben thinks that recips cant be renamed. Every recipe can be renamed with the current exception of LIGHT. LIGHT is a grouped page with multiple devices so as a request this is different and I didn't wanted to clutter your post about the LIGHT recipe. Asking to be able to rename the LIGHT recipe is a valid request, all other recipes are already possible.

      Anyhow. as you can see here:.

      Before.

       

      Go to the device, (in this case my TEST TV) and chose rename.

       

       

      Set a new name for the device. I chose Televisie (Dutch for Television)

       

       

      As you can see the recipe is renamed

       

       

      As you can see on the main page the device is renamed to Televisie.

       

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      • Randy N
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      • 2 yrs ago
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      Niels de Klerk ah yes, i was aware.  Thats how I knew I couldn’t rename LIGHT and opened the ticket.  👍

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      • Ben Bo
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      Niels de Klerk I understand your reply and acknowledge that this is a workaround to rename recipes. But technically you are not renaming recipes, only the main device used in the recipe.

      Renaming a recipe should be an option because as of right now, and if I understand Neeos current limitations:

      You cannot duplicate recipes, you have to add "dummy" devices to create a custom recipe with more advanced controls (the "Use XXX commands" for example). Lets say I have a recipe to watch television (using TV, AVR and set top box) and I want to create a new one to listen to radios (using the same equipment and controls but with an additional step or two in the recipe to reach the radio feature of my set top box), I would need to add another dummy TV or AVR or set top box in order to have an automatic recipe created for me by Neeo with these advanced controls available.

      You have to understand that in the long run, you would have a pletora of such dummy devices, created for the sole purpose of a custom recipe made this way because of the current software/firmware limitations.

      When the "Duplicate recipe" or "Add advanced controls" will be made available after an update (I sincerely hope this day will come), I would have to remove all these custom recipes and dummy devices in order to unclutter the device list.

      In short: renaming recipes will be needed in the future. For the sake of it, but not only.

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    • Ben Bo oh but I fully agree on that. Currently you got two types of recipes and it’s confusing. I think the system would benefit if a custom recipe could deliver the same result as a device recipe. And the current “custom recipes” are more like a macro that deserves its own space in the menu System away from recipes, they are not the same. Then there is a third recipe type specifically for lights. I would like to see some changes in the recipe system as well. But I believe that is another topic than being able to rename a recipe because that’s currently “As designed” and technically possible. Changes are sure to come but in what form and to what extent, I don’t know yet. 

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