Templates are such documents which are used frequently in businesses or offices. These documents are usually the starting point of a series of documents and set a precedent for other documents. In this article, we explain how you can create, edit and make Word documents on your template. Do read the article till the end to get an idea.
Creating a Word template
Here are the steps to create a template in Microsoft Word.
Step 1: Open a Word document and then click on the File option at the top.Step 2: Now, select Save as from the left sidebar. Step 3: Choose This PC to save the template on your current device.Step 4: Enter the file name on the top. Check out the screenshot below. Step 5: After that, select the file type. Click on the box just below where you have entered the name and then select Word Template (*.dotx). If your document contains macro, you will have to choose Word Macro-Enabled Template (*.dotm) option. Step 6: Click on Save to finally save the template at your desired location. Also read: How to shade alternate rows or columns in Excel?
Edit templates in Microsoft Word
Now that you have created a template, it is time for you to edit and polish it. Follow the steps given below to edit the template.
This is the default location of the templates. If you have saved the templates on any other location, double click on My PC and then navigate to that particular location.
Using the process mentioned above, you can easily open and edit the template.
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Create documents using the new template
- Open Microsoft Word and then click on New.
- Next, go to Personal and then select your template which is, in this case, SampleTemplate.
You can also download tons of cool templates from the web. Just go to New > Search for online templates. Here is a sample of one such online templates that we wanted to demonstrate. That’s it. Now you have learned how to create, edit and make documents on your template. Do comment if you want us to cover more such articles.