Saving as a template


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Saving as a template

So here is our finished version. When you come to do next month's version, you're going to be using this as the template for that version. Now templates means different things to different people and how you approach the template is largely a matter of preference. You could just do a Save As on the last month's version and then that is effectively your working template. Or you can save it officially as an InDesign template, strip out any content specific to this issue, just retaining those elements that are repeating.

And that's actually what I'm going to do. So I'm going to choose File and Save As and then I'm going to save it as a template. And I'll just call it newsletter and it's going to have the extension INDT. When I click Save, see it's got a slightly different icon there. Now when I close that, Command or Ctrl+W, and what we see here is my original final version. I'm going to open the template again.

When you open a document, you ca...

Saving as a template
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Saving as a template provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Nigel French as part of the Designing a Newsletter

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Design
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Illustrator InDesign
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