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...

From the menu bar:

Choose Insert - Section

From the tabbed interface:

Choose Insert - Section

On the Insert menu of the Insert Tab, choose Section.

From toolbars:

Icon Section


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.


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


Indents the section with a left and right margin.

Area (Background, Highlighting)

Set the fill options for the selected drawing object or document element.


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.

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