All Files Expanding or Collapsing Views T-SBFND-003-006 By temporarily expanding or collapsing a view, you can manipulate the workspace to suit your workflow. The expanded or collapsed state of a view will be saved as part of the workspace modifications. How to expand or collapse a view On the edge of the view you want to hide, click the Expand/Collapse button. The view is collapsed and only the Expand/Collapse button is visible. Click the Expand/Collapse button to display the view again.