So on the documentation, I get an explanation of the page but not how to customize it.
I want to be able to move the sections around and I want to add a new section.
Also the filter options do not show at the top of the screen like they do in the screen shot, how do I fix that?
the filters must be a new feature not yet released. The link you provided was to documentation for JIRA Latest — Documentation for JIRA OnDemand and JIRA Early Access Program only.
here's the link for the 5.1 JIRA version: https://confluence.atlassian.com/display/JIRA051/Browsing+a+Project%27s+Issues
Regarding customizing the screen, I've never seen anything about that. As far as I know, you don't have the option to customize that screen.
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