Join Gini von Courter for an in-depth discussion in this video Use field codes in a template, part of Word 2016: Templates in Depth.
- [Instructor] There's lots of metadata being tracked…about every document that we save,…even if we simply save it in Windows.…If you click File and go Backstage,…you'll see some of these Properties,…besides the file, the number of pages, number of words,…editing, place for a title and comments.…You can click Show All Properties to see…even more properties for this particular document,…and you might see some custom information here…that you needed to fill in if you…were saving a document in SharePoint,…for example, or a particular folder.…
For example, if I would like to display…the author right here, the same information…that we're seeing when we go Backstage,…I can choose Insert, Quick Parts,…Field, and get the list of all…of the properties that are available in the document.…Here is Author.…I have choices about how Author is displayed,…Uppercase, Lowercase, First Capital, Title Case,…or Nothing, which simply says display it…as it is listed in the Document Properties.…
Click OK, just like that.…How 'about the number of words in a document?…
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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.