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How can I compare two templates in MS Word?

Posted on 2011-04-27
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Last Modified: 2012-05-11
Is it possible to compare the styles in two templates?  We use a standard template in place of normal.dot on Word 2003.  We would like to get the styles that are in our modified template into Normal.dot but don't know which ones are different any more.
Question by:exoson
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Brian Gee earned 2000 total points
ID: 35479554
Try this:

Tools > Templates and Add-ins > Organizer button.

From the Styles tab, you can view the styles available in Normal.dot here and compare it with your template file. To choose a file that is not listed, click one of the Close File buttons so that you can get an Open File button for which to bring up the template you need to perform the compare of the two documents.

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ID: 35479673
This will work for now.  I was hoping for something that would show the differences between individual styles, but I can use this.

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