Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
Thinking Through Your Template Design
• Share and share alike. Consider the final form for the documents you create. Are
many of your creations finalized in print, presented on the Web, sent through e-mail,
or distributed in PDF format?
S ome of the elements you might want to incorporate in your template include:
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Creating a Template Based on an Existing Document
1. Click File and then Open.
In the Open dialog box, open the document that contains the formatting and/or text
that you want to include in your template.
3. Remove the content you don’t want to include in the template.
4. Add any other items—pictures, logos, headings, and more—that you want to include
in the template.
Creating a Template Based on an Existing Template
1. Click File and then New.
2. On the New tab, click My Templates to display the New dialog box.
3. Select a template similar to the one you want to create. In the Create New options,
click the Template option and then click OK.
Creating a Template Based on a New, Blank Template
Click File, New, and then double-click Blank Document.