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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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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Photoshop Template/Script for Single Image Multiple Locations

I work for a telecommunications company where we create banners and images for television shows, etc. We frequently update our templated photoshop projects with images for new shows, promotions, etc. ...
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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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Where to save own PowerPoint 2013 templates to show at start screen?

Do you know where to save own PowerPoint 2013 templates/themes to show them at the PowerPoint start screen? If you start PowerPoint 2013 the start screen shows several pre-defined templates/themes. I ...
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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 ...
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Word 2010 Template is humongous

I created a word template from scratch to use for reports, the file is 46MB. How can I make it smaller? Why is it so big?
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MS Word 2010 - How do I create a universal macro that will auto-insert a header if none exists?

I'd like to create a macro enabled template that will automatically insert a header into a document if none exists. This is in order to work around a printing issue that cuts off the top of the ...
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Generating word documents with small differences

I regularly create word documents, each document consists of two main sections: (1) some basic text (e.g. date, title, to whom it is addressed) (2) then followed with some tables. The tables are ...
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Excel - editing a master tempate

I am encountering a roadblock when I try to edit a blank financial template in Excel. There are specific, highlighted cells in the template which, in theory, should change other cells that are ...
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Changes to header when inserting different files using same template

I'm using the Lesson Plan template to create separate plans, saved as separate files. When I insert the files into a larger Word doc, the individual lesson plan names (header) in the template are ...
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Mac using Word 2011

I have to create a Word template, with a full size (the size of the document setup) image in the background that will be static. The problem I have is how to get the image in the background and have ...
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keeping the formatting on a fillin field

I created a Word 2013 template, with a fillin field with references ({SET module {FILLIN "What Module do you want to install?"\o}}). Some of the reference locations have underlined formatting {REF ...
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Microsoft Visio 2010 Premium missing “Software & Database” templates

In Microsoft Visio 2007, there was a "Software & Database" template to be able to draw ER diagrams. In Visio 2010, this template is missing. Does anyone know if this template (and others ...
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Using an Agenda to auto-populate a Minute template

I am creating Minute and Agenda templates for meetings - is there a way to add 'reference sections' in the Minute template linking to the Agenda for the same meeting so some of the text would already ...
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Visual Studio 2013 + Business Intelligence SSDT and missing Reporting Server templates

The other day I have installed Microsoft SQL Server Data Tools - Business Intelligence for Visual Studio 2013 (SSDT: Replacement for BIDS) and started using reporting features in VS2013. However, ...
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Template Delivery to local machines

I have a VM or Template and a set of physical machines(PC). I don't want to use some pool of processors but instead of that I want to use these computers to deploy this VM or temlpate. Can you ...
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How to customize Services template in Microsoft Access 2010

I am currently using the Microsoft 2010 Access "Services" template. I am trying to customize it. I am specifically trying to make the template let me number my quotes and invoices manually after they ...
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Word 2013: How to cut and paste from a source document to a template (.dotx) and adopt template's formatting

Created a documented procedure template (.dotx) and am now cutting and pasting text from another document (.docx) into the template. However, the text that is cut and pasted into the template is not ...
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How to limit/change available table style options on the Design tab

I'm setting up a format that will be used by many people in different departments. I don't want each to pick a different table style from the 140 or so built-in styles. I want them to pick one of my ...
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Choose XML Expansion Pack

I have created a template level addin for word which is initiated when a particular template is opened which shows a new button in the ribbon. If that button is clicked, it shows an action pane with ...
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How do I use an image content control without getting a corrupt document?

I'm trying to create a Word dotx template wherein I put a logo in a content control. When I change the wrapping from in line to square and save and close the template, I get a corrupt document error ...
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Custom Excel template shows properties dropdown

I followed the very handy guide here: Changing the default Excel template to change the default template for Excel so that when I launch Excel it's set up with my custom colours and layouts. It ...
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Create MS Word template from image

I have a letterhead designed. It's in Adobe Illustrator (AI), PDF, PNG, and EPS, formats. I am trying to create a template for MS Word using the letterhead as the background image. When I use the ...
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How do I create a master workbook in excel?

In powerpoint we have something called a master slide. I want the same idea for excel. I want to create a template that I can work on with formulas and I want it to update all children files. ...
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PowerPoint Theme Name is “Blank”

I have added 2 Custom Colours to an Office Theme called TMRColours.thmx. The goal is to have this theme used by default in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook, making the 2 colours available in all ...
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How do I really enable events in Word VBA?

I've found the instructions to enable events, but this does not always work. When I create a new document from a template events are not enabled. I've got the class module to have word run with ...
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How to share Word documents based on same template (.dotm) between Word 2010 and Word 2011 users on a network?

I have a large problem in sharing a Word template (more precisely; the rendered document from the template) between Windows (Word 2010) and Mac (Word 2010) users on a network. In my test environment ...
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Office Template wrong path hangs the document opening

When sending our clients a document based on a template, they get the following screen: Wrong path It takes about 10 minutes until the document finally opens.
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What's the most portable way to easily allow users to add a letterhead to a Word document?

I would like a way to allow users to easily add a letterhead (some text and a logo) to pre-existing Microsoft Word documents. Methods I have considered have been macros, templates, and quick-parts, ...
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Migrating a toolbar in a -.dot template file from Word 2003 to Word 2010

I have been taking over the responsibility for development of a toolbar that was originally developed for Word 2003. The toolbar resides in the file MyTemplate.dot (Word 2003) and has been developed ...
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Thunderbird-like template system in another email client?

I hope this is the right place to ask this kind of question - I really am not entirely sure. I'm looking for an email client that has a template system similar to that of Thunderbird/Postbox. ...
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Template not getting saved

I have a custom template which is not getting saved when I double-click it and open it. After opening, if I click on File → Save it is not doing anything. I tried the same process on another system ...
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is there any macro to save just one column on a template

I have created a template and what i need is to try and keep the contents of one column. so that when i open the template again my closing values on my last spreadsheet are the same as my opening one ...