Microsoft Word Problem - New Documents Not Blank

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Summary:
The problem is when you create a new MS Word document, the document is not blank. This article shows you how to fix this problem. It can also be used to change the template of a new MS Word document so you can have all the fonts and setup in place when you create a new document.


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This is the problem that you might have:
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Now let's create a new document:
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You can now remove all the content or you can even change the fonts and sizes as you wish. They all will be available next time you open a new one:
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You can save it as a template now:
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You have to save it with the exact name Normal.dotm and the type as Word Macro_Enabled template. Let's put it on your Desktop.
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Copy the file
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Open the folder C:\Users\<YOUR_USER_NAME>\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Templates
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Now you have to override the file Normal.dotm in the folder with the file you have created earlier
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