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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Sharing Template emails in public folders

I have a template email I've created and saved on my local templates folder. How do I share my template so anyone on my domain can use it?
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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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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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Create newsletter template in Lotus Notes 8.5

How can I create a template to circulate company newsletter via lotus notes 8.5 in the body of the email, so not as an attachment? I'm thinking blog style with a few images, header texts etc... I can ...
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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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Can I make a shortcut to Send Outlook Email from Template?

Using the information provided here, I was able to successfully create an email template and send a message using this template. However, using this template is quite cumbersome - one must go to New ...
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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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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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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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Use customized template from context menu

I wanted to use a customized Excel template for all new files. Sure, I can create a new template in the templates folder and in Excel use New and select my template or double-click on the template ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Is there a simple template for invoices that Software Consultants can issue? [closed]

This is for individual consultants to issue to paying-party for consulting services. In case, this is NOT the forum please let me know which StackExchange site this question should move to.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to set the default font in LibreOffice Calc?

How do you set the default font used in new documents of LibreOffice Calc? I am using LibreOffice 3.3.2. Some answers below have been updated for LibreOffice 4 as well.
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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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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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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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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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Saving project as a template for future projects in visual studio express 2012?

I have created my own project start up template that I would like to use for most of my future projects building Windows 8 apps with Visual Studio Express 2012. I have looked online but cannot find ...
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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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Where are openoffice templates stored?

My computer has somehow gotten out of sync. I can save a document as a template in a directory of my choosing, but when I go to use the Templates and Documents dialog, I get this: I have no idea ...
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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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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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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 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 ...