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    Continuing with my effort to create a usable powerpoint scheme, I have created a .potm file which contains my corporate fonts, images, colors, etc. as well as a macro to remove unwanted direct formatting by end users and apply the corporate fonts instead.

    I would now like to make this the default template - like the Word normal.dot which I have also set up with fonts etc.

    How do I get PP to do this? And can I get all the people in my organisation to use it? Like having a shared folder on a network drive which all PPs look to for the default template?

    Many thanks in advance
    Frank

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    Name the template blank.potx, place it in the C:\Documents and Settings\username\Application Data\Microsoft\Templates folder

    If you want to change the location of the templates folder - this is controlled via Word.
    In Word Options, Advanced, General. Choose the File Locations button. Remap the User Templates file location to the network location.
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    Thanks Catherine, that worked perfectly.

    I did use the filename blank.potm instead of .potx assuming I needed that for the macros to work. Now the fully-themed template, with macros, opens by default just like I want it to!

    Frank

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