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Office 2010 Made Simple by Guy Hart-Davis

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Creating Your Own Templates

As you saw at the beginning of this chapter, you use a template to jump-start creating the type of document you want. Word comes with various templates that appear in the New pane when you open Backstage view, but you will likely want also to develop your own templates for letters, reports, and so on. You may also want to use templates your colleagues create.

In this section, we'll look first at creating a template. I'll then show you how to tell Word where to find your templates if you store them in a different folder than the Templates folder Word provides for you.

Creating a Template

To create a template, create a new document as described earlier in this chapter. If you want complete freedom of action in the template, ...

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