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How do I save and restore templates?

asked 2019-11-08 13:15:35 +0100

ptoye gravatar image

I am about to upgrade my Windows OS, and all information on the C: drive will be wiped. Is it enough to save the folder with the templates in it and restore it after reinstalling LO? Or are there nasties hiding in the woodwork?

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answered 2019-11-08 13:50:45 +0100

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To preserve template data, all you need is to save the folder(s) where your templates are saved.

As far as I know, the only thing you need to do to activate the templates on a new install (available by File - New - from template) is to copy them into the templates folder. You may need to re-register them, but I believe that is taken care of by a refresh in the templates dialog.

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Thanks - I'll try it out - probably next week. I remember that many years ago when I bought a new machine I had some trouble getting my custom templates to work, but I guess they've sorted it out since then.

ptoye gravatar imageptoye ( 2019-11-09 10:19:50 +0100 )edit
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