Insert Section

Inserts a text section at the cursor position in the document. You can also select a block of text and then choose this command to create a section. You can use sections to insert blocks of text from other documents, to apply custom column layouts, or to protect or to hide blocks of text if a condition is met.

To access this command...

Choose Insert - Section

Open Insert toolbar, click



You can insert an entire document in a section, or a named section from another. You can also insert a section as a DDE link.

To edit a section, choose Format - Sections.

The Insert Section dialog contains the following tabs:


Sets the properties of the section.

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Specifies the number of columns and the column layout for a page style, frame, or section.

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Indents the section with a left and right margin.


Set the background color or graphic.

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Specifies where footnotes and endnotes are displayed as well as their numbering formats.


Inserts the section that you defined at the current cursor position in the document.

Using Shortcut Keys (LibreOffice Writer Accessibility)