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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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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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Migration tools for Dreamweaver templates and Library items

A long, long time ago I bought Adobe Go Live; it looked like a good idea at the time.. then they made me migrate to Adobe Dreamweaver.. and now I'm stuck with a load of Dreamweaver templates and ...
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User Template in Mavericks, always has Maps and iBooks

Trying to build out an image, but the dock across all the users continues to automatically place Maps and iBooks along with it. I've checked the source dock and it's fine and exactly how I want. The ...
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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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Use previous workday as subject in email template

How can I use the previous workdays date in an e-mail template as part of the subject? I need to send a report each day for the previous day. I am trying to reduce the number of manual steps this ...
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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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What is the best order of item fields in for different group with various template zabbix?

In my company, we have about 30 servers which i monitor them by zabbix. Some of them are Windows base OS and some others are Linux (CentOS, Debian, Ubuntu) OS base. Basically i create a Template, ...
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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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Why quota settings don't pass from template to each quota on FSRM (File Server Resource Manager)?

(I asked the following question in serverfault, unfortunately there was no answer, so I'm trying here) I'm using Win Server 2008-r2 and I had added the FSRM role (File Server Resource Manager). ...
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How to distribute one (1) Word 2010 template file with [macros, custom ribbon tab, quick style set]

I am developing a macro enabled Word 2010 template: MyTemplate.dotm. At the moment MyTemplate.dotm is mainly containing a ribbon with callbacks to VBA-logic, "native" in MyTemplate.dotm: ...
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Is it possible to accept/reject changes in a document where editing is restricted to certain areas?

I've created a template wherein only certain areas are editable. I cannot enable or disable track changes, but if I make a version wherein before I restrict editing enable track changes, changes are ...
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How to create a template part in Solidworks?

How can I prepare a part (like a 19" rack unit) as template with two variables? The user should be able to give values for the number of HE units and the depth and Solidworks creates a new part with ...
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Thunderbird/Postbox signature placement issue with templates

I use Postbox templates quite often. In fact, every single day. I doing so, I find myself in a bit of a twist over signature placements. In the natural order of things, an email signature should ...
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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 ...
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Word for Mac 2011 Form/Templates - field size

I've made a form template for other users to complete. It is a new employee record form. The size of each text box is unlimited, but if a person's name is lengthy, the text boxes on the rest of the ...
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How to personalize Word 2003 with a read-only “Normal.dot” template?

I'm in a corporate environment where our "User Template" folder is set to a location on the network. The templates there, specifically "Normal.dot", is set to read-only. However, I want to be able to ...
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Using a default From address in Outlook Templates

I use an Outlook 2007 email template to send multiple emails a day. However, when I setup my email template, it did not save the 'From' field data. Is there a way to set the 'From' field on an ...
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Is it possible to put a spreadsheet in Thunderbird templates that will calculate?

For various reasons, I am using Thunderbird as my main email client. I'd love to be able to set up a template that will automatically calculate/extend out data for the purposes of quotes, etc. I am ...
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Xcode: create new custom templates and code snippets?

I'm trying to tame Xcode for writing things in Perl. Naturally, I'd like to use the "IDE features", not just the text editor. That includes Perl-specific templates, which brings me to the question: ...
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How to add a video on a template with ffmpeg

I would like to watch my video inside the box of this template. Is it possible to make it with ffmpeg? Template link: http://i.stack.imgur.com/vZVLc.jpg The size of the template does not matter.It ...
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With Word 2010 on Windows 8 machine

I have a DOTX file, created as a DOT file 10 or 12 years ago. Every time I close or save a DOCX file, made from it, it asks me to save that DOTX again. Whether I say yes or no, it doesn't seem to ...
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How can I change the document title in word by typing it into a field in the document?

I am making a template and it has a field named Title. I want that when the user writes the title it automatically changes the document title so I can have a constant updated title in the header. I ...
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Is there a way to set a Global Page Template in Microsoft OneNote?

Though this question was asked once in this post, since it wasn't answered, and since there are new versions of OneNote, I'm throwing it out again: What I consider to be an elementary, yet huge, ...
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How to reply with a default template while replacing the name value

I am wondering if this is possible at all? I have emails that come with me having to reply to them with the following message Hello NAME, Your request has been completed. Thank you. is there a ...
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How can I include guidance text in Word?

We use several Word documents as templates and currently include 'guidance' text for the reader - in the form of grey, italic text - to provide guidance to the person completing the document. Note ...
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How to properly use nested conditional Mergefield in Word 2010

I want to refer two names in my condition, for example there is at least one Referral_Name and if there's a second one put the the second one, Referral_Name_2. So far I have the following nested if ...
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Applying template to Word 2013 document

I know nothing about templates in Word, so please forgive me if this is a bad question. I'm helping a friend who is submitting an article to a journal. He has the article formatted more or less how ...
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Generating random tests from a spreadsheet and template in Office 2013

The task I'd like to complete is to keep an item bank in Excel, complete with text for the item, correct answer(s), tags for the item to indicate what it measures and what materials its based on. ...
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Microsoft Word Templates with multiple pages that remain hidden/don't print unless typed on

I have created a Microsoft Word template for a letter at the company I'm working at. The template currently has two master pages containing the company logo (1st master page is different to the ...