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StarOffice™ 5.2 Calc Handbook by Joe Habraken

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Working with Templates

While styles provide a quick way to format cells with a number of cell attributes, you can take your control of the layout and functionality of a spreadsheet even further by creating templates. A template is basically a blank form created in Calc that includes styles, formulas, and functions, and can also provide labels for column and row headings.

All Calc spreadsheets that you create are actually based on a template. The standard template is used when you open a new spreadsheet. The standard template includes all the default Calc toolbars and tools.

You can also create templates that supply custom toolbars (discussed in Chapter 14) and macros (discussed in Chapter 9). This can make the entry or manipulation of data easier ...

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