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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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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 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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1answer
61 views

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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1answer
43 views

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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19 views

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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1answer
53 views

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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1answer
142 views

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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217 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
847 views

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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1answer
241 views

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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1answer
113 views

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 ...
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29 views

Adding image menu to Word document in all pages

I want to add a menu to the left of the Word document and color it as sections changes. I can do the coloring manually but I wonder is there any way I can add this menu by default on every page with ...
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1answer
98 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
579 views

How to use my custom normal.dot or normal.dotm in Word 2010?

How to use my custom normal.dot or normal.dotm in Word 2010? I have my template file. How to use it for blank documents? Note: I don't want to "save" some settings into current template, I want to ...
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Why can a Word Template be changed without saving as new?

I can't figure out why someone can change a MS Word 10 template and not be asked to save as a new file. They are actually able to just click save and it saves over the original which defeats the ...
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139 views

Word templates opening as templates instead of a new doc

So the previous person who asked this question (Word 2010 template not acting as template -- saving over .dotx file!) was blown off because it was determined that the question already had an "answer" ...
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1answer
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MS Word 2013 Disable Template Saving

In MS Word 2013, when I create a new document with a personal template, whenever I wish to save the document, Word prompts me to save changes to the template as well. How can I disable this prompt? ...
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2answers
244 views

Opening existing microsoft word document in a particular page format

I have a word document saved in A3 page format in user A machine. Now when I send this document to User B and he tries to open the document it should open in A4 page format. Presently it is opening ...
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1answer
2k 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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2answers
217 views

maintain consistant footer's in word

I would like to know if there is a possibility to maintain all footers of my word templates at once, since they have to be all the same, it sounds like a very smart way to save some time. I ...
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0answers
161 views

Ms-Word introduces line breaks in RTF

I'm using a template system based on RTF + Velocity. In my RTF's I've got several VTL sentences, such as: #foreach($item in $somevar.someProp)Some may-be RTF text #end If I open the RTF file with ...
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0answers
129 views

Creating Microsoft Word templates for each page of the same document

I'm trying to create a template in Microsoft Word that will appear on every page of my document. All help articles I've seen have told me to use Headers and Footers - which isn't working for the type ...
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1answer
147 views

How do I compile word document reports into a single report?

I would like to take several word documents and collate them into one. I'm wondering if there is a way to use templates, form fields, macros, etc to streamline this process. We have several team ...
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4answers
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Word 2007 keeps asking me if I want to save template changes

I have a Word 2007 template for papers I have to write up for school. It only contains the title page and the proper standard settings for all the quick markups. On the title page I have things like ...
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1answer
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How do I link multiple Word documents to a centralized header and footer

In our company we have recently changed our trading name and now all templates have to be changed with a new header and footer. We have over 1000 documents that need to be changed manually one by one ...
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1answer
356 views

Do MS Word .dot templates work like .css files?

We have several hundred Word documents in which we need to change some formatting. They're all based on a vanilla Normal.dot. I know it's possible to programmatically change a document's source ...
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1answer
427 views

Quotation Template Builder - Solutions available

First of all, I went through all the different forums below and couldn't find the most appropriate one, so I chose this one which in my eyes looked a bit relevant. Hope this is not a problem! We have ...
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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
51 views

Customizing New Document dialog in Word 2007

Just wondering whether the New Document dialog can be customized so the first screen displays the contents of the Workgroup Templates folder. At the moment you have to go New>My Templates>Workgroup ...
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1answer
443 views

How to create a Microsoft Word 'template' for a set of image postcards

I need to create what are essentially 'postcards'. That is each page will contain a photo with a caption underneath. One per page, all images are the same dimensions. There are about 100 images that ...
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3answers
261 views

Speed up Word failure when missing network .dot template

We have a partner which is sending us documents with references to a template on their own LAN, and thus cannot be loaded when we receive them. When we receive them, it can take over a minute for the ...
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1answer
3k views

Force style usage in Microsoft Word

Background Develop a consistent, professional-quality corporate template using Microsoft Word. Problem People use their own fonts, change styles, and generally make a mess of standardization. This ...
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1answer
2k views

How to add instructional placeholder text to a Word 2007 template

I am creating a Word 2007 template for others to use as a starting point for creating Product Requirements documents. I would like to embed instructional text in the template which will guide users ...
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1answer
430 views

Autocomplete move from 2003 to 2010 new PC

Im trying to get a users old settings from word 2003 to 2010, i've got the marcos moved but not working but will deal with them later. The main issuse is with moving auto text when they press F3. Iv ...
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2answers
492 views

Print document from word template on both sides of the paper

I have a word template that is one page long. It is used for letters. Now if I create a letter of more than one page - let's say 3 pages - and try to print it such that both sides of the paper are ...
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705 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 ...
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2answers
4k views

Can't edit Microsoft Word template

I am trying to change an existing Microsoft Word template. It's the 28 line legal pleading template found here: ...
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Automate Conditional Template used in Word MailMerge

I have four different Word 2003 documents set up, all using the same Excel data source, but the documents have different logos, text, terms and columnar content layouts. Currently remLetter1.doc ...
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2answers
466 views

How can I make reusable Microsoft Word templates?

I have a class that requires me to write the same bunch of text at the start of every paper. I was wondering if there was a way to have a default page that starts with all the junk already typed, and ...
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2answers
5k views

Word 2010 template not acting as template — saving over .dotx file! [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do you make changes to a Word template? I have a Word 2010 file that I save as a .dotx file, a Word template. My understanding is that when I open this file and make ...
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How do you make changes to a Word template?

So, I have a Microsoft Word template (.dotx file). I want to make some changes to it, so new documents based on it will look different. I open the template, make my changes, and hit save. Then Word ...
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1answer
2k views

Set Microsoft Word template to always save documents based on it to a certain location

Some of my professors demand very specific formats for papers typed up for their courses. I've created word templates (.dotx files) for these, so I don't have to set up the formatting each time I go ...
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1answer
486 views

Can a Corrupt Word Template be fixed?

We are just looking at upgrading from Office 2000 to Office 2010. We have a fairly large number of in-house templates, most of which are enforcing house style and user information through auto text. ...
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1answer
353 views

Word 2007, company wide defaults?

In our company we have a default Word 2003 template which replaced the Normal.dot I see in Word 2007, I think I can do something similar but there are also themes, what would be the best practice to ...
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1answer
3k views

How to copy value from one field to another in Word 2003

I'm creating a Word 2003 Template with some fields in it as these are the only bits of text that should change (things like Company Name, Address etc.). Now, if the person using the form fills in the ...
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2answers
2k views

Remove custom template from Word 2003

When I try to open a certain doc file in MS Word, it takes about 5 minutes to load and then the file is OK to work with. I tried to repair the file using Open and Repair in MS Word 2003 but it did ...
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2answers
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Add and remove letterhead in Word document

Our company has letterheaded paper (pre-printed paper with our logo on it). Whenever we send something out by mail, we print it on that paper. However, when we send the same document via email, we ...
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1answer
712 views

Insert set of fields/document properties automatically

I'm fairly new to Word 2007. (Coming more from a Linux/text editor background.) Each time I create a document within Word 2007, I add a set of details to the start of the document. It's the same ...
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1answer
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Is there a template for curriculum vitae in Microsoft Word 2010?

Is there a template for curriculum vitae in Microsoft Word 2010?