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Save time with templates

Test yourself

Complete the following test so you can be sure you understand the material. Your answers are private, and test results are not scored.


One difference between a document file and a template file shows up in the file name, in the file name extension (the letters after the period). What is the file name extension for a template file?

.docx

.dotx.

When you want to save a file as a template, you point to Save As on the menu under the Microsoft Office Button, and then what to do you click?

Word Template

Word Document

What's one reason you should save a template in the Trusted Templates folder?

So that you can find it using the My Templates link in the New Document window.

This protects the template from being edited by someone else.

When you want to open the template itself and make changes to it, you first click the Microsoft Office Button. Then what?

Click New, and click My Templates.

Click Open, and click Trusted Templates.

Bonus question: What Ribbon tab do you use when you want to include a Date Picker control or a Rich Text control in your template?

Insert tab.

View tab.

Developer tab.

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