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template not visible [closed]

asked 2014-08-11 14:25:24 +0200

avoran gravatar image

updated 2016-03-02 12:17:38 +0200

Alex Kemp gravatar image

I recently created a new Writer template by modifying and saving an existing (custom) template. Both the old and new versions are located in a template directory which I created myself and set as default.

I have no problem creating a new document using the older templates, but the newest one isn't visible. I have tried exiting and reloading the program to 'refresh' the directory with no effect. I also tried templates -> manage -> import on the File menu, which worked once but did not 'remember' the new template the next time I started the program. Same with the import button in the Template Manager.

How can I get the program to 'see' all the files in my default template directory automatically?

I am using LibreOffice 4.2.5.2 under Win8.1

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answered 2014-08-18 12:43:48 +0200

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Do you only have one location defined for templates, as indicated in this answer? Also make sure you have the correct tab (file type) selected in the Template Manager.

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I'm not sure I understand the first part of your answer. If I look at paths under options, there is only one path for Templates: D:\MyFiles\Documents\Templates. This is a folder I created and set as the default template folder.

On your second point: if you mean, documents vs spreadsheets vs presentations etc. then yes, I am looking at the right one.

As I said, the (document) templates I created earlier show up fine. It's only the latest one that doesn't. All are located in the same folder.

avoran gravatar imageavoran ( 2014-08-18 16:14:53 +0200 )edit

@avoran, thanks for clarifying. Those were the first two things that came to mind. It sounds like you have a separate issue and my answer does not apply.

oweng gravatar imageoweng ( 2014-08-18 16:40:35 +0200 )edit

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