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Salesforce Platform App Builder Certification Handbook by Siddhesh Kabe

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Custom tabs

A custom tab is used to display the object data or other contents embedded in the application. Custom tabs have a unique tab style. We can choose the color and icon for the tab.

The following screenshot shows the different types of tabs:

Custom tabs

We cannot create tabs for standard objects. There are three types of custom tabs:

  • Custom Object tabs:
    • These tabs display the custom object data.
    • They provide the options to Create, Read, Update, and Delete (also called CRUD rights) an object.
    • The plural name of the object is given to the tab by default.
    • Users can see the buttons to EDIT, DELETE, or add NEW records on the page layouts, depending on their permissions ...

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