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Microsoft® Office Word 2007 Plain & Simple by Marianne Moon, Jerry Joyce

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Designing a Template

Sometimes an existing template just doesn’t do the job for you, no matter how much you modify it. If that’s the case, you’ll want to create a template from scratch. The easiest way to do this is to use an existing document and set it up as a template. If you don’t have an existing document that incorporates all the special elements you need, create one, and then save it. Review the entire document to determine whether the design really works, and then close the document. You’ll be using a copy of the document as the basis for your template’s design, so if you don’t like the resulting template, you can simply delete it and then revise it using the same document.

Create the Design

  1. Choose New from the Office menu to display the ...

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