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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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1answer
93 views

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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40 views

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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116 views

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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1answer
227 views

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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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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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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264 views

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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1answer
102 views

How to associate different templates with different file extensions in Microsoft Word?

How can I have different default settings, or templates, (font, margin, etc) when different file types are open in MS Word 2010? For example, .txt files should have a red font, .wri files green font ...
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1answer
3k views

Creating different margins on the first page of a word template

I have a letterhead template and I need the first page left margin to be larger than subsequent pages. I've seen the option of placing a text box or image box in the header to push the text but this ...
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1answer
3k views

Word 2010 template with automatically updated fields

I want to create a Word 2010 template for my team which ensures that every page includes a footer showing the following information: Who last saved the file When the file was last saved The path and ...
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“This file originated from an internet location” - How to mark this file as local and safe?

I opened a dotx that was emailed to me and I get the prompt saying the file originates from internet location. That is fine. But I now made changes and Save As a new dotx but when I open it, it still ...
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1answer
734 views

Copy Word table and make it default in Word

I have a nice custom table design in Word 2010. I wish to allow my colleagues to use this table design as their default table template for Word and Outlook. In my own test, it would magically appear ...
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740 views

Why is my Word document losing connection to its template?

My client is having a problem with a Word template I've provided for them on their site. Specifically: They've placed the template on a shared drive (Windows mapped network drive) that everyone can ...