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Thread: Parent template
2009-04-22, 00:00 #1
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(Using Word 2007)
I'm creating a set of related documents based on the same template. I want all the documents to have exactly the same styles and specifications.
I know how to add a new style or changed specification to the template and that the new style or the changes will appear in a "New document based on the template."
However is there a (best) method of passing styles and changes to documents which has already been created using this template?
Supplementary question. Is there a way of updating the template for all styles at the same time. e.g. a button or macro which says "Update the template so that it has exactly the same style information as this document".
Effectively what I want to have a is a single template which controls every aspect of the formatting of a set of documents and have that template ripple changes made in one document through to the other documents as easily as possible.
Thanks for any suggestions.
2009-04-22, 01:06 #2
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In the document, activate the Developer tab of the ribbon.
Click Document Template.
"Automatically Update Document Styles" should be in there.
You can use the Organizer to copy styles between documents / templates. Activate the Home tab of the ribbon, click Styles, Manage Styles, Import/export...