Selecting a component or placeholder

In XM Cloud Pages, a component or placeholder can contain a field, another component, or a placeholder that is the same size. This can make it difficult to select the specific field, component, or placeholder you want to work with.

When you click on the editor view in Pages, the field or lowest-level component is selected, and a tab appears with the name of the field or component. You can click the arrow on the left-hand side of the tab to move up the hierarchy to the next-level component or placeholder that contains the selected field, component, or placeholder.

For example, in the following screenshot, the Text field is selected:

When you click the left arrow in the Text field tab, the component that contains the field is selected. In this example, the Sample rendering component is selected:

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