I have an object my_object__c related to Contact, and I have a bunch of page layouts for contact. The related list for my_object__c is on a subset of those contact page layouts.


Why is it, when I change one of the related list's column orders on a single page layout, a number of other column orders (for the same object ) on different contact page layouts have also been changed in the same way.

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Its because you can affect the related lists on multiple page layouts at once if you've (inadvertently) selected the other Page Layouts under

Apply column information to other page layouts:

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