You can edit the name and color of an existing label.

  1. On GitHub Enterprise, navigate to the main page of the repository.

  2. Under your repository name, click Issues or Pull requests. Issues and pull requests tab selection

  3. Next to the search field, click Labels. Issues Labels button

  4. In the labels list, click Edit next to the label you want to edit.

  5. In the text box, type your new label name. Issues new label textbox

  6. Select a color for the label from the color bar. You can customize this color by editing the hexadecimal number above the color bar. Issues new label color picker

  7. Click Save changes.

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