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Subject:Re: Changing Normal.dot in Word From:Mike Starr <mike -at- writestarr -dot- com> To:'techwr-l List' <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com> Date:Mon, 08 Feb 2010 08:04:34 -0600
If your IT department has set things up so that every computer runs a startup script off the network, they could probably easily add a download of the normal.dot file from the file server to the appropriate directory of each user's computer.
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Suzette Leeming wrote:
> Our company has decided to customize normal.dot in MS Word, to force
> everyone to use our company "style", such as fonts, headings, etc.
> We keep our templates on a server. This is working splendidly for our
> letterhead, fax, etc., but not for normal.dot. When a user selects File >
> New, they're getting Word's default settings from normal.dot.
> Does anyone know how we can implement this change, so that users will get
> the "new" normal.dot when they are creating a file?
> Thanks in advance for any suggestions.
> Suzette Leeming
> Stouffville, Ontario
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