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PostPosted: Wed Oct 31 06:19:26 PDT 2007 Top

MS Word Doc >> How do I deactivate MS Word (2003) intelligence?

I have created templates to be used by other users. My problem is that the
moment you use one of these templates for an existing document the template
absorbs the formats of the said document. The result is that you have (for
example) more than one Heading 1 - but with different formats!

The whole purpose of these templates are that all similiar documents, should
look the same, but now Word changes all that.

Please can anyone help me?
Thanks

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Suzanne





PostPosted: Wed Oct 31 06:19:26 PDT 2007 Top

MS Word Doc >> How do I deactivate MS Word (2003) intelligence? How are you "using" a template for an "existing document"? You can attach
the template to the document with "Automatically update document styles"
checked, but a better way to get all the template features is to create a
new document based on the template and use Insert | File to insert the
existing document. The Heading 1s should not be formatted differently unless
direct formatting has been applied to the paragraphs in the existing
document.

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> I have created templates to be used by other users. My problem is that
the
> moment you use one of these templates for an existing document the
template
> absorbs the formats of the said document. The result is that you have
(for
> example) more than one Heading 1 - but with different formats!
>
> The whole purpose of these templates are that all similiar documents,
should
> look the same, but now Word changes all that.
>
> Please can anyone help me?
> Thanks

 
 
Jay





PostPosted: Wed Oct 31 06:28:02 PDT 2007 Top

MS Word Doc >> How do I deactivate MS Word (2003) intelligence? Please read these two articles:

http://www.shaunakelly.com/word/templaterelations/index.html
http://www.shaunakelly.com/word/attachtemplate/index.html

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Regards,
Jay Freedman
Microsoft Word MVP FAQ: http://word.mvps.org
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> I have created templates to be used by other users. My problem is
> that the moment you use one of these templates for an existing
> document the template absorbs the formats of the said document. The
> result is that you have (for example) more than one Heading 1 - but
> with different formats!
>
> The whole purpose of these templates are that all similiar documents,
> should look the same, but now Word changes all that.
>
> Please can anyone help me?
> Thanks


 
 
Jay





PostPosted: Wed Oct 31 06:27:20 PDT 2007 Top

MS Word Doc >> How do I deactivate MS Word (2003) intelligence? Please read these two articles:



> I have created templates to be used by other users. My problem is
> that the moment you use one of these templates for an existing
> document the template absorbs the formats of the said document. The
> result is that you have (for example) more than one Heading 1 - but
> with different formats!
>
> The whole purpose of these templates are that all similiar documents,
> should look the same, but now Word changes all that.
>
> Please can anyone help me?
> Thanks