A template is a standardized non-executable file type used by computer software as a pre-formatted example on which to base other files, especially documents.

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MS Word for Mac (latest version) - resetting normal.dotm

I want to reset the normal.dotm template on a Mac with the latest version of MS Word (15.x.x). I found instructions on doing this on Windows here. What's the equivalent for Mac Word? Rationale for ...
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Creating Macros that reference templates in email folders

I can create a macro to use a template saved on my local drive, but how do I create a macro to reference a template stored in an email folder? How can I access a template in my email on my iPhone?
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Generate Microsoft Word documents from plain text + style definition

I have to generate a Microsoft word document (many, but all of them using the same template), I would like to generate it in the same way in which I generate PDF documents from LaTeX sources, i.e. ...
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LibreOffice does not completely use Word's “standard” format for paragraphs

When opening existing Word documents with LibreOffice (current version: 5.0.5.2), most things look pretty well. But there is a problem: our Word's "standard" paragraph has single line spacing, and no ...
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How do I protect template but allow copy paste?

I have created a template in Microsoft Word 2013 and I am trying to apply user protection to it. Do you know if there is a way to allow the user to copy and paste stuff, and fill in forms but not be ...
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Microsoft office 2010 template changes and updating the documents that were created using the template

We have letterhead that was created and saved as a template. We have other documents that were created using the template. Occasionally the letterhead needs updates, new logo, new numbers, etc. How ...
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Libre Office writer: How to NOT print comments?

A couple of months ago I started using comments in some documents, and it was useful to create PDFs of these pages with these comments in the margins. However, for some reason now LibreOffice takes ...
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Can not set default template in openoffice for Mac

The following reference attempts to explain how to set a new default template for Calc. https://help.libreoffice.org/Writer/Changing_the_Default_Template I have followed the directions but there ...
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Reply to email with Outlook template

I have created an Outlook template file that has the body filled out and has an attachment. I have this saved as a .oft file. When I am replying to an email, how would I apply the Outlook template to ...
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Does Word 2013 support templates being linked to other templates?

I would like to have one master template for items common to all of them and specific templates linked to it for specific documents. Can this be done? The topic has been brought up here, but that ...
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Applying options by default to an Excel spreadsheet

I am given an excel spreadsheet with some defined formatting over which I have no control. Upon my user opening the spreadsheet in MS Excel, I want some formatting options which are not currently ...
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Microsoft Word 2010 opens with wrong template

I am using my beloved MS Word 2010 on a Windows 10 PC. My problem is simple: When I open Word, the blank doc does not use all of my settings, my template. However, when I press Ctrl+N, a new doc ...
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How to work with template styles in Word 2013

I've recently been doing MOS Word 2013 Expert part two certification and there were a few tasks about template styles which I couldn't solve. "Attach to template style" with specified "file source". ...
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run time error 1004 method open of object workbooks failed

I have this issue on one single PC only, and the error relates to opening an Excel workbook based on a macro-enabled template (xltm). Xltx files work fine. (Macros are enabled on this troublesome ...
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How to edit a zabbix trigger for a specific host?

I use zabbix 2.4 and Template Linux OS. How to configure different values of for the same trigger on different hosts. When I click on the name of a trigger and edit it, the value is being changed on ...
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Privoxy templates and conditional logic

I'm reading through the Privoxy template documentation as well as reviewing the default template files and attempting to develop a custom header and footer that is included on all template pages ...
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Creating a permanent text-piece for several word documents and changing it at-once

Preliminary details I use Windows 10 home and my question deals with MS Office. I use Office 365 business. I have several work-order forms that I send to customers. The header of each document is ...
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How to link a sharepoint document library into the template path of microsoft word?

We have a library for all business templates in our company. However, access is usually performed by directly opening the template via a webbrowser. The outcome is, that instead of opening a new ...
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Make Word Hyperlink to Template create New Document

If I double click a Word template in Explorer, it opens a new document using that template. However if I create a hyperlink to a template inside a Word document, clicking the link opens the template ...
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Get Private IP Addresses of Simple Directory Service directory in Template

I'm using Amazon CloudFormation to create directories in the AWS Simple Cloud Service. The general operations I'm using in my templates are: Create a Directory Create a DNS Options Set for that ...
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Changing only some words must affect the rest

I have a specific document in which I have to make only some changes. The rest of the document is same. So far I've been using text highlight color, in order not to forget to make any changes but it's ...
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Office Word template date fields

In a Word template I am using date fields, just like this: Document valid from {CREATEDATE} until {CREATEDATE + 15 days}. It should render, for example: "Document valid from 06/10/2015 until ...
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Using one text file as a modified 'stencil' for other text files with forms

(rephrasing the question for better clarity.) Suppose I have 1000 text files. Each file is a textual form, with fixed field descriptions and headers, but the data is different. For example, file 1: ...
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how to set up Xcode 6 in Yosemite to build mex files for M2015b

I cannot find med-file templates for Xcode 6. Im getting the error "mex.h 'not found" even though I added the directory to the build setting. There two problems amy or not be related. How do set up ...
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Excel Timeline template - customization

I wish to create a timeline in excel as a way to gain overview of multiple projects. The timeline template in excel is fine if you only need to keep track of one project, but is there a way to create ...
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Custom template permissions bug in Tuleap

A custom template in Tuleap (Open Source “Application Lifecycle Management” software) has been created by an admin with several documents and folders in Documents service. Whenever a document or ...
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Customize Visio Timeline Template Date Format Options

I'm working in Visio 2013 with the Timeline Template which is one of the built-in options available when I pick File | New: This template contains a Stencil with timeline shapes that have dates or ...
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How do I edit a missing template used in a Word document?

I have a Microsoft Word document which was created using a template. I have only the finished document, and want to edit the template it was based on (which I don't have). I cannot find a way to do ...
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PPT 2013 Template Issue

I have formed a new template in PPT 2013. It is stored in the correct (?) folder ie: user\username\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Template\ When I open a new presentation my template does open OK (I ...
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How to make a Word document template with selectable sections?

I want to make a Word template for a standardized contract for my sales team. Depending on what the customers wants, some sections of the template may not apply. Is there a way to let the salesperson ...
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Word Template - Create default text in SmartArt like Content Control

I'm creating a bunch of word templates but are completely stuck when it comes to inserting default template text into SmartArt objects. Throughout the templates I use Content Control to add custom ...
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Creating Microsoft Word page template with table

I need to prepare a document with the format above. Dynamic parts are page number, date title, etc. I know a similar thing is possible with headers and footers but couldn't find a way to do this ...
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OneNote - associate template with shared notebook

I have a shared OneNote notebook which is used by 100 different network users. I would like to have templates for troubleshooting, guides and the like so they can be consistent and intuitive to ...
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How to build a form in Word that changes based on drop down selection

I don't know if this is even possible. I want to create an improved checklist for our internal operations. The issue we are having is we have one master checklist and not every item on the list ...
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Microsoft Word 2010 Template not carying over to new page

I created a template for some "flash cards" in Microsoft Word 2010 from scratch and saved as a template. I opened a new file and was able to edit the information I wanted to and save as a document, so ...
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How to create LXC templates?

I am trying to create an LXC template but I cannot find any documentation on what commands and options the script minimally needs to support. Is this in fact documented somewhere? The built-in ...
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Download Templates for PowerPoint - How?

I am currently trying to find new templates for my PowerPoint presentation (Office 2007). So I was directed to: https://templates.office.com/en-us/templates-for-PowerPoint But there it seems I ...
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Attachments by Reference in Outlook Templates

I'm sure that this isn't easily achievable, as I can't seem to find any information about it anywhere. Nonetheless, it doesn't hurt to ask. At work, I have a single computer with multiple email ...
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Automatically insert data into Word-Templates

Word-Templates often consist of Content-Control Boxes and I wonder if it is possible to store some data like my adress or phone number in Word to automatically insert it into the respecting boxes and ...
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Considerations for restyling Word “Default Paragraph Font” ? (Word 2010 / Screenshots) [closed]

Questions For those of you with experience in creating Word templates, do you or don't you restyle the Default Paragraph Font (DPF)? Why or why not? Or stated another way ... Given that the ...
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Updating Word 2007/2010 templates

If I make a template, then create a document based on it, and then change the template, the document is unchanged. Even if I after changing the template change the document and save it anew, the ...
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Replace MS word sub-documents template and setup with master-document configuration

Over a number of years on a project I have accumulated dozens if not hundreds of word files that I am structuring for viewing and editing purposes in a master word file. These files are on a ...
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How do I keep Word from downloading templates over the company network?

we have our templates stored on a central company server. Every time trying to open a document generated from a new template that I made, Word tries to download that template which is quite a slow ...
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Protecting images in header and footer areas in Word 2013

We're trying to create Word templates based on our corporate identity but we need to prevent changes to the images (size, position, etc.) in the header and footer areas of the documents. Is there a ...
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attaching word template by reference

I have a custom template that I've attached to a collection of documents. I have these files, including the template, checked into source control. I'm finding that the reference to the attached ...
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How can I create a web form using Microsoft Word?

I have a Word file that I want use on a website. I want to convert it to template with fields. I created a template with multiple fields, but they are not named for use on the website. How can I ...
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Where to store Document Templates in Word 2013?

I'm working on Windows 8.1 with Word 2013. I created a Template from an existing document in Word. I placed the template in C:\Users\<me>\App Data\Roaming\Microsoft\Templates. I open Word and ...
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Changing color of value fields in Word

I'm finishing a Word template in Word 2013. I started from an original one and applied our colors and logo. There's just one issue which I cannot get right. I'm using some fields that were on the ...
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Insert Excel chart into Word template [closed]

I want to create a Word template. Is it possible, that template will take information from another Excel file automaticaly? And can it use charts? User story: The user should open the template, ...
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No Google folder under Administrative Templates via Group Policy editor - Adding GoogleUpdate.adm does nothing

I'm unable to complete "Step 2" : Step 2. Importing Google Update ADM template. Navigate to Local Computer Policy > Computer Configuration > Administrative Templates Right-click Administrative ...