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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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How to reformat columns in a table from a Word template

I am designing a resume, using the Swiss design resume template. The only change I want to make is with the 4 columns at the bottom (see screenshot below). I would like to combine the two columns in ...
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Microsoft Word Global Templates Loaded from SharePoint?

I have a Macro Enabled Template I use to store my Macros and I wanted to share them with my company without having to duplicate the document on everyone's computer or changing the file path in the ...
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How to remove custom Office meeting template?

A long time ago I set up a custom meeting template in Outlook Calendar that would include some basic information, a link to a web meeting tool, and some default agenda. When I double-click in my ...
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Replace Template String with Current Date and Time in Vim

I have a template file with the following string: {{date}} {{time24}} Some text. I want to replace {{date}} {{time}} with the current date and time on a keymap. I currently have: :nnoremap <leader&...
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How to generate a list of all Word documents and their templates?

I would like to generate a list of all the Word documents on my laptop along with the templates that each uses. Is there a way to produce such a list? If not, how about getting a list of all my Word ...
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PowerPoint "new" tab different interface for templates

I am doing some tests with personal templates in PowerPoint and I have a problem. The interface between 2 computers is not the same and I don't know why. In the first computer when I click "new&...
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How can I add a preview to my custom PowerPoint templates?

I create lots of PowerPoint presentation templates to speed-up my work on recurring activities and presentation needs. I saved my custom templates in my documents (Custom Office Templates folder) and ...
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How to build a library of reusable slides for PowerPoint?

Our company has recently had a rebrand and we are redesigning all our slide decks, we have about 100 unique slides that get used in various scenarios and sometimes not all slides are needed. I'd like ...
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Outlook VBA - linked image in ReplyAll mailitem created from Custom from template not displaying

The below code creates a mailitem from a custom Outlook Form Template and a ReplyAll mailitem and appends the ReplyAll mailitem to the Template mailitem. However, the image icon from the Outlook form ...
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Convert Word DOCX files to Template DOTX files without opening each one

I have a load of forms in Word DOCX format that I want to convert to templates. In the olden days I could rename a .DOC to a .DOT and this would be sufficient to change the file into a template, but ...
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How can I create a template of Word with different odd and even pages

I am trying to create a template with a text box on top of each page (not in the header). I need the text box to be aligned differently on even and odd pages. Is this possible, and how can I do it?
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How to prevent Microsoft Word from changing template heading styles?

I have defined custom font styles for Heading 1, Heading 2, etc., most notably from blue color to black. I saved the changes into the Normal.dotm and put it to a default template location. Now, every ...
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How to keep from losing Normal.dotm?

Twice recently, my computer crashed while I had Word open. When restarting, it said something like "Do you want to reload Normal.dotm?". I said "OK" but was then told something ...
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Force folders to NOT save their appearance

I've just switched to fresh Win10, and I found that I haven't backed up one system tweak I had. That tweak is somewhat hard to describe (since I'm not sure what 'tweaker' I used; like, years ago), ...
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Import completed data from one template to another

I have a word template with several drop down and text box fields fields thru out. Once the user completes it for a client they save it. When that client comes up again in the future this template ...
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How to see what riches are hidden inside the Microsoft Word template (*.dot or *.dotx) file?

I have an old report.dot file. My client sent me new_report.docx file and said that this new_report.docx file shows how the new template new_report.dot should look now and how I should modify my old ...
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Can I add an additional startup folder to Word?

The Word startup folder can hold custom resources for other documents such as macros or AutoText. It's well documented how to change the startup folder either through Word, the registry or GPO. ...
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Windows template for changing name of moved file (when same already exists)

I have 2 folders: from folder and to folder. In each of these, I have a file named TEST.txt. When I move TEST.txt from from folder to to folder — surely, this message appears: In my case, I want ...
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What are these text-box-like formatting entries in my word template?

I'm looking to get an understanding of what these text box like formatted items are in my microsoft word template / document. I have googled extensively to try to find the answer, I was able to find a ...
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Bicep reference : Can't find existing resources

Hi I'm devloping a bicep template with a bicep.main containing the modules and seperate resources file for each resource i have deployed a Nat Gateway and a Network security group , now im trying to ...
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Is there a way to have more colors in Excel quick selection

I have started using a custom template for Word and I was able to fit in the "Custom Colors" section by changing the .XML file inside the template. I tried to replicate this approach for an ...
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Word 365 ignores macros saved in Normal.dotm

tl;dr My Normal.dotm file contains one macro. But when I open it in Word 365 and create a new file based on that template or try to save that template under a new name then all resulting files has ...
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Word opens custom template with a blank page

I have 2 custom templates in Word that I created quite a few years ago. 1 of them still works. Unfortunately, the other one simply opens a blank page. It wasn't like that the last time I used it a ...
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How to add time and date to Windows file default name template?

When you create, or copy many objects with the same name — Windows numerates them in round brackets automatically, like this: New folder New folder (2) New folder (3), etc. Or this: New folder — ...
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Customize existing MS Word Template document's variables & Content Controls

I'm looking to adapt this official MS-Word Template document to our company's needs, but I can't locate the source for the variables-in place and how they're managed. This was a great read but I ...
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Bash or zsh conditional patterns and variable expansions

Suppose I want to generate a filename based on some given variables. track=01 title="Some title" album="Some album" echo ${track}. ${title} (${album}) -> 01. Some title (Some ...
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Microsoft Excel : Best way to create a fixed template to manipulate, sort, convert data as well as calculate certain accruals based on select criteria

I have been given a task to create a working template in excel which converts our fortnightly payroll journal file from our payroll software into an accounting journal file so that we can upload this ...
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How do I rotate a page/table in Word?

I have a label template, and I wish to print it in landscape view. I can certainly rotate the text in each cell to accomplish my aim, however, I'm then typing everything sideways. It would be very ...
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Does a Word template (.dot) "travel" with the document?

I have a custom template (.dotx) file that I use to create new documents. When I share those documents the “Developer > Templates” window shows my local instance as the associated template, which ...
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ASK fields do not update bookmarks in Microsoft Word template

I am creating a template document for my office that uses a series of ASK fields to populate some bookmarks with pro-forma content. The only VBA in the template is used to update fields on a new ...
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Word Templates - how to make a document portable?

We would like to be able to collaborate on documents and ensure that the same template is found and used by Word on whatever machine is being used to edit it. We also would like updates to the ...
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Outlook 2016 - Can the default location for "Look in" be changed to "User Templates in File System" when choosing a template?

When using templates in Outlook, the default place that Outlook has in its "Look in" window is "Standard Forms Library". I use a lot of custom templates but I have to manually ...
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Dynamically page borders in template when the user go to the next page (different on even and odd pages for duplexing)

what is the best way for the borders of the document to change dynamically when the user go to the next page? Currently I use frame and the page borders. But when the user go to the next page, the ...
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Need some help on document template creation in word [closed]

I need some help/suggestion or pointing to some resources about creating a template in word. The template I am trying to create is to share with third parties. The idea is the fist page has a header ...
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Style template that makes files update their style automatically

I am writing a book made of many files. I design each file with the same styles (e.g. for headings and text body). Suppose later I want to change some styles (e.g. the heading font size), and keep it ...
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Word: Different Header and Footer for the last page

I'm creating a template where is same content in Header and Footer except the last page (there is some additional text). So I have document with two sections. Everything written to the section 1 has ...
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trouble connecting to featured templates and themes

I have same problem on two computers. Office 2013 on Windows 10 Pro and Office 2010 on Windows 7 Pro. I get the message "Sorry, we had some trouble connecting to get featured templates and ...
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Dynamic template in Excel?

Background I have a gamification project going with my poker stuying and I would like to create an Excel file that is similar to old text-based games. I want a menu and a character panel (showing ...
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Dynamic offset printing not working as expected in Excel

I've got a worksheet that's a template containing 10,000 lines of formulas which simply pull available data from another sheet. I'm trying to make it only print the displayed data, but by default it ...
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How does PowerPoint determine whether a layout is the title slide layout?

I created a PowerPoint with templates containing four master slides: one for dark-themed title slides, one for dark-themed content slides, and two more of the same with a light theme. In the content ...
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Thunderbird template

I have just started to use TB. When I create a template within an email account, every reply or new message uses that template. I don't want that. Edit: it appears that even with the templates removed,...
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Trying to create a template that some things can auto fill through out the document

I'm trying to create a master template that some things can auto fill through out the document in MS Word-365 Like the word "police" It's in the document 45 times. But...if I'm working with ...
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Configure Office workgroup templates for Office365 from SharePoint location

Problem statement We have updated custom corporate templates to be used by staff for Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel and these were loaded on Microsoft SharePoint. We would like to ensure that ...
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Where is my Powerpoint template located?

I need to create a Powerpoint presentation based on our official template. I should be able to choose between a German and an English template. However, I have 3 templates; two templates are German ...
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Confluence: template variable user mention

I like to create confluence template with variable that maps to user mention/link. Using @ doesn't seem to do anything What should I do?
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Is there a way to provide a template file (as argument) when opening a new file in vim?

I have created a command called vimbin which is called like this: # performs "vim /x/y/z/bin/myscript" vimbin myscript What I want is that: if the file does not exist, to provide a default ...
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MS Powerpoint slide master keep content

I've created a master slide as shown below with multiple lines in it (and different formatting). Here is a print screen of master slide. When (outside master slide view) I add a new slide based on ...
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Multiple word templates using same word database

I created a word template and manually entered 150 names in to the word template database How can I use that data base on different word templates and not just the original one
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Outlook Shared Tasks - I need to have a Template (up to 10 tasks) that i can copy and save as a new task - ie class names

Subject Due Date Medical Term M/W 8:30-920 - Syllabus 8/29/2020 Medical Term M/W 8:30-920 - Chap 1-4 / Notes 9/2/2020 Medical Term M/W 8:30-920 - Chap 1-4 / Test 9/9/2020 Medical Term M/W 8:30-920 ...
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Create different margin setting for section 2 (dynamically)

I have a Word template that has for starting only 1 page and that page has specific margins and header/footer pictures. The problem is that if the user fills the 1st page and jumps to the 2nd page or ...
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