Re: HELP- Word document template?

Subject: Re: HELP- Word document template?
From: "Kat Nagel, MasterWork Consulting" <mlists -at- masterworkconsulting -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 20 Dec 2002 12:56:01 -0500

Subba Rao wrote:

When I save the document from the template, it overwrites the template.
This is what I am doing in MS Word97,
1. Design the document template (Add company logo, "To:" and "From:" fields
and some blank lines to add the text)
2. Save as document template (
3. Open
4. Create my document
5. Save document as "Customer1.doc"
Now I have lost the template.

Perhaps the problem is with step 3.

I only *open* the template when I want to *change* the template itself.

Usually, when I create a new template, I save it as a .dot and put it where Word expects to find it (with at least 1 copy on removable media). Then if I want to create a new document using that template, I launch Word, select New from the File menu, and click on the correct template.

Kat Nagel
Owner, MasterWork Consulting Services
Phone: (585) 820-4045 Fax: (585) 244-3565
Business: katnagel -at- masterworkconsulting -dot- com
Personal: katnagel -at- bluefrognet -dot- net

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