Join Gini von Courter for an in-depth discussion in this video Share templates in a workgroup folder, part of Word 2016: Templates in Depth.
- [Instructor] Wouldn't it be fabulous…if I could create one folder…and store all of my templates for all of Office…in that singular folder,…and other people who were on my team…could automatically have access to that folder…and use those same templates that I use?…And whenever they're using Word or Excel or PowerPoint,…their applications would go into that folder…and get them the newest versions of the templates.…It would be super sweet if I could do that,…and in fact I can.…This is how Microsoft Office is designed.…
A user templates folder is automatically created…when you install Word.…The Workgroup templates folder…that has all of these wonderful attributes…is not automatically created…but it's an easy thing for us to create.…All we need to do is go to file,…go to options backstage.…And while you'll find lots of information…about saving files here including our default file location,…saving my docs,…and our default templates location…where we visited earlier,…this is not where we find our Workgroup folder…because that would make it too easy.…
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- Define a template.
- Identify the default save location for templates.
- List the benefits of formatting your template using styles.
- Identify where default settings and different types of user customizations are maintained.
- Recognize the most effective way to share a template with your team that needs to be modified quarterly.
- Name a common use of field codes in a template.