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Drawloop - Style Importing and Exporting for merged word documents

Topic

Importing and exporting Word template styles to keep the DocGen process consistent.

 

Additional information

  • When merging Word documents as output Originals, the styles merge from the above documents.
  • Many times documents do not have consistent Style types and cause the output document to inherit an unexpected style.
  • If different styles are expected it may require additional word configurations such as Section Breaks 

 

Instructions

  1. On the Home tab, click the dialog box launcher in the Styles group to open the Styles pane.
  2. Click the Manage Styles button at the bottom.
    1. The Manage Styles dialog box opens
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  3. At the bottom of the Manage Styles dialog box, click the Import/Export button.
    1. The Organizer dialog box opens.
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  4. Click the Close File button on the right (under Normal.dotm) and then click the Open File button.
    1. The Open dialog box appears.
  5. Click All Word Templates, which opens a list of file types, and choose All Word Documents from the list.
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  6. Navigate to the folder where you stored another file, select that file, and click Open.
    1. A list of the styles in that document appears in the right pane.
  7. Multi-select all the styles of the Word Document
  8. Click the Copy button.
    1. All the styles are copied from one document to the other.
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  9. Close the Organizer
  10. Re-upload the DocGen Template and see if the merging style works as desired.

Related Links

  • Please see Microsoft Documentation for additional options and configurations for Style merging and testing.

 

 

 

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‎06-15-2021 03:05 PM
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