Revisiting Word Templates 2003 vs 2007

Subject: Revisiting Word Templates 2003 vs 2007
From: Deborah Hemstreet <dvora -at- tech-challenged -dot- com>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Thu, 20 May 2010 18:09:28 -0400

*Hi All,

Some time ago there was a discussion on the list about Word templates in Word 2003 vs 2007.

My question:

What are the differences when developing a template in Word 2003 vs 2007. Is it possible to create a template that works in Word 2003 AND Word 2007? I have a client that wants me to develop a template for them that will function in both Word 2003 AND 2007. I'm not sure that I can...

I recall someone saying that Styles, etc. work, but that toolbars do not. Thus, if I have a toolbar with all kinds of macros accessed via that toolbar in Word 2003, what happens to the template in Word 2007. I don't have Word 2007 and am not yet prepared to invest in it.

Thanks in advance for your advice.


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