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    Customizing Word 2016 Normal Template

    I have upgraded from Word 2010 to 2016 and am trying to replace Normal.dotm with one that includes my customizations. After doing a search for it I can see where Normal.dotm is located, but in trying to navigate to C:\Users\Main\AppData in Windows Explorer, I don't see the AppData folder under the Main folder, and the Main folder has a lock icon on it.

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    AppData is a hidden folder. You need to change you view in File Explorer to display hidden folders.
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    Do not replace a normal.dotm template created by Word with a normal.dotm that you have created. (One that you've modified is OK.)

    How to Find the Normal Template

    If you type %APPDATA% in the windows address box, what happens?

    See also Moving/Sharing Customizations
    Last edited by Charles Kenyon; 2016-06-29 at 09:02.
    Charles Kyle Kenyon
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