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How to create a template in Word? And how to edit and use them?

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.How to create a template in Word? | Candid.TechnologyStep 2: Now, select Save as from the left sidebar.How to create a template in Word? | Candid.Technology Step 3: Choose This PC to save the template on your current device.How to create a template in Word? | Candid.TechnologyStep 4: Enter the file name on the top. Check out the screenshot below.How to create a template in Word? | Candid.Technology 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.How to create a template in Word? | Candid.Technology Step 6: Click on Save to finally save the template at your desired location.How to create a template in Word? | Candid.Technology 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.

Step 1: Go to Word and then select Open from the left sidebar.How to create a template in Word? | Candid.TechnologyStep 2: Go to My PC > Custom Office Templates > Template name. In this case, the name of the template is SampleTemplate. How to create a template in Word? | Candid.Technology

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.

Also read: How to record a macro in Excel?

Create documents using the new template

To create new documents based on your template, follow the instructions mentioned below.How to create a template in Word? | Candid.Technology

  • 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.How to create a template in Word? | Candid.Technology 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.

Also read: How to delete a blank page in Microsoft Word?

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