Create a document template

1. Do one of the following:
To base a new template on an existing document, click Open on the File menu, and then open the document you want. To base a new template on an existing template, click New on the File menu. Click a template that is similar to the one you want to create, click Template under Create New, and then click OK.
2. On the File menu, click Save As.
3. In the Save as type box, click Document Template.
This file type will already be selected if you are saving a file that you created as a template.
4. The default folder is the Templates folder in the Save in box. To save the template so that it will appear on a tab other than General, switch to the corresponding sub-folder within the Templates folder.
5. In the File name box, type a name. for the new template, and then click Save.
6. In the new template, add the text and graphics you want to appear in all new documents that you base on the template, and delete any items you do not want to appear.
7. Make the changes you want to the margin settings, page size and orientation, styles, and other formats.
8. Click Save, and then click Close on the File menu.