Saving a document as a template


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Saving a document as a template

The ability to save a document as a template is a powerful feature in Microsoft Office applications like PowerPoint, Excel and Word. If I have a Word document, like my form that I've spent all of this time on, and I open it up and start entering data in it, then I end up with a form that it's filled with data. Every content control has information in it. But what happened to my original form? Well if I'm really smart and I choose File > Save As, and save my form with the entered data with a different name, I can always go back to my original.

But all it takes is a moment of carelessness or some other user to make a mistake and all of a sudden my only copy of the form is filled with data. Templates allow me to save my document in such a way that I will never lose my original. When I choose to save my form as a template, then I create a protected version of the document. Each time a user wants to use the form, they don't actually get to use the template. Word instead creat...

Saving a document as a template
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Saving a document as a template provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by Gini Courter as part of the Word 2007: Forms in Depth

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Business
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Word
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