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Chapter 16. Formatting Documents Using T... > Modifying Existing Templates

Modifying Existing Templates

You can modify existing templates by opening and manually changing the template file; modifying a document that has the template attached and saving changes to the template; or by copying, deleting, and renaming template components using the Organizer. Regardless of how you make changes to a template, when you modify a template, the modifications affect new documents based on the template, but the contents of existing documents are not affected by template modifications unless you specifically instruct Word to apply the new template settings to the document, by configuring options in the Templates And Add-Ins dialog box.

Modifying an Existing Document Template File

To modify an existing document by working directly in the template, you must first open the file as a template from the Open dialog box, as follows:


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