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Edit Linked Document Templates

To develop the contents of a linked document template, held in the Resources window, you use the Linked Document Template Editor. This is based on the Document Editor, providing a wide range of convenient features for formatting and editing the template, and for adding links from and references to the content of the document. The editor facilities are provided from a menu displayed at the top of the editor.

Access View | Resources > Document Generation > Linked Document Templates (> template group) > template name | Modify Template

Option Descriptions

The Document Template Editor menu option descriptions are grouped according to the actions you are performing.


See also

Creating and importing documents

File Control

Configuring the editor page display and formatting tools shown

Editor Tool Display Options

Incorporating stylesheets, special texts and Tables of Contents

Managing the base styles in the Normal.rtf style template file

The Normal.rtf Style Template Styles, Special Texts & Table of Contents

Moving through, searching and selecting text

Scroll, Search and Select Text

Formatting characters and text strings

Format Text

Formatting paragraphs and text blocks

Format Paragraphs

Inserting tab points

Set Tabs

Inserting sections, columns and page breaks, and repaginating

Define Document Sections

Inserting and editing page headers and footers, and footnotes and endnotes

Insert Headers, Footers, Footnotes and Endnotes

Inserting tables

Create Tables

Inserting hyperlinks and bookmarks

Insert Reference Links

Checking spelling and use of terms

Checking Text

Tracking, accepting and rejecting changes to text

Track Changes

Protecting template text from accidental change

Protect Document Contents

Inserting images, OLE objects, frames and drawing objects

Insert Images, Objects and Frames

Printer setup and printing documents

Print Report Documents


  • Throughout your template editing:
         -  To undo one or more immediately previous edits, press Ctrl+Z, or select the 'Edit | Undo' menu option; you can still undo a
            change even after you have saved the change
         -  To redo one or more immediately previous undone edits, press Ctrl+Y, or select the 'Edit | Redo' menu option

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