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need best way to make template in word

Discussion in 'Business Applications' started by agoodjohn, Jun 12, 2000.

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  1. agoodjohn

    agoodjohn Thread Starter

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    If you take for instance: a tax form such as the inland revenue what’s the best way to us it as a template in msword. I tried scanning as a .bmp and putting it in as a background
    But cannot get the A4 size to come up correct . I want to type in a template on screen and put he actual document in the printer and have he type come out in the right place.
    Any Ideas please.
    Regards ALAN
     
  2. Anne Troy

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    Ouch, Alan.

    If you can get the scanned form, I would cut off whatever margin you can from the resulting bitmap, put the bitmap in as a watermark inside the header. On the document itself, open the forms toolbar and insert the appropriate form fields so that the printed text will appear inside the "field".

    Sound like a lot? Maybe, maybe not. Might be really easy!

    If I've completely lost you, let me know. I'll send you an email on how to create electronic forms in Word.
     
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