Set defaults for new documents Word Shortcuts


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Setting defaults for new documents

A blank document in Word has a default font, font size, margins, styles, and more. If your personal preferences don't match Microsoft Word's basic document, you can change the defaults. There are two ways to do this depending on your needs. If you want every single document from now on to use your preferred elements, you can change the normal .dotx template that every new document is based on. If you want to set the defaults for a specific type of document, take advantage of Word's templates. Let's start by looking at the templates.

Maybe I produce different documents with different needs. My reports may require specific spacing, fonts and margins. But my customer service correspondence such as this one also contains letterhead and boilerplate text. So we can use this basic layout to set up our document defaults. Notice some things about this file. My logo and my company name are up in the header, not in the document itself. And my date is set up, so that it a...

Setting defaults for new documents
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Setting defaults for new documents provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by Alicia Katz Pollock as part of the Word 2010 Power Shortcuts

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Business
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