In short - No! If you need information from a built-in field to appear under a different field title your best option is to create a custom field of the same data type as the built-in field and name it as you require. Now copy the information from the built-in field to the custom field. The best methods for this are automation. If you're not a scripter, export the filename and [name of built-in field being copied] fields to txt file then re-import, keying on Filename and mapping the source data to your new custom field.
Clearly, if your catalogue changes a lot you'll need to keep the two fields in synch; consider setting up some custom mapping if the field in question uses embedded metadata. This may all seem a lot of extra work but if you really do need to rename a built-in field, this is really your best option....
Note that whilst a 249 character multi-value string custom field will replicate the built-in "Keywords" field it won't replicate some of the built-in field's extra features (peculiar to "Keywords" only), such as being able to call a Find by double-clicking keywords in lists, or the auto-scrolling Master Keyword List (MKL). You can create a Predefined List (PDL) for your custom field but there's no type-in box that auto-scrolls the list. See the FAQ descriptions of MKL and PDL palettes for more.
Question: Can I rename a built-in field? [FAQ00338.htm]
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