I wanted to rename a php file in my eclipse PDT project but simply could not do it. I know what you are saying but honestly i could not. I finally realized that i had to right click on the file and click on "refactor" then rename the file ( what the f???). Why not just right click and then give us the option to rename the file? Here is the proof below.
I do not use eclipse everyday but for some reason i am convinced that it is NOT a bad tool. When you step away from eclipse it might be important to just get quick tutorials to refresh your memory because some of the stuffs are simply not intuitive. Here are a couple of videos that caught my attention on youtube