8. Working with Templates and Nonstandard Layouts

Word can be used to create a wide variety of documents, from newsletters to greeting cards to mailing labels. While you can set up each document manually using your own settings, it is often easier to start with a template designed for the general type of document you want to create. In this chapter, you learn how to employ templates as shortcuts to creating documents, and you learn some tips and tricks for working with unusual document types.

About Templates

Templates are specifications on which documents are based. So far you have been working with Normal.dotm, the default template for Word documents. If you don’t specify otherwise, Word always bases new documents on that template. It consists ...

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