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Create a new section in a page layout

Knowledge Article Number 000004503
Description If you're trying to add a new section to a page layout, these are the steps that you'll need to follow.
Resolution Small alert icon Before you get started - To create, edit, and delete page layouts, you must have the  “Customize Application” permission enabled on your Profile.


Standard Objects

 
1. Go to Setup | Customize | Object
Complete one of the following:
- For Enterprise, Unlimited, Performance, and Developer Edition organizations: Click Page Layouts, then Edit next to the page layout you want to customize.
- For all other editions: Click Page Layout.
2. Click Fields in the palette.
3. After selecting "Fields", you'll see "Section" in the first column. Drag this to the page layout where you want the new section.
4. Add a Section Name.
5. Click OK.
6. Click Save.
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Custom Objects

 
1. Go to Setup.
2. Click App SetupCreate | Objects | [Object Name label] | Page Layouts | Click Edit beside the desired page layout.
3. Select Fields in the palette.
4. After selecting "Fields", you'll see "Section" in the first column. Drag this to the page layout where you want the new section.
5. Add a Section Name.
6. Click OK.
7. Click Save.




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