Everything Renaming a View T-SBFND-003-003 You can rename a view for convenience. When you do, the new name remains in effect as long as the view stays open. Once you close and reopen the view, its name, as displayed on the tab, will revert to the default name. How to rename a view In the view to rename, click the View Menu button. Select Rename Tab from the list. The Rename View Tab dialog box opens. Type a new name for the tab you want to rename and click OK.