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Desktop Publishing Still Winning

Ever notice how even the simplest word processing or desktop publishing task takes longer than you planned? Sure, it takes only a few minutes to type your address and the date into a letter or to fill in a fax cover sheet. And it takes only a few minutes to set the line spacing, indent the paragraphs, change the fonts, calculate the number of pages…and suddenly, the morning’s gone. You can’t cut down on your correspondence. But if you find yourself repeating the same steps over and over when you create a document, it’s time for you to tackle templates.

An oft-overlooked but powerful feature of many programs, templates eliminate the need to reinvent the wheel each time you start a new document.