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Using Document Style Templates in MYOB Insolvency

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  • Insolvency (AU)
Article ID: 32851

Apply Document style templates using MYOB Insolvency
Document styles

Each document template can be linked to a style template.

By linking a single style template to many document templates, you can change the style template and automatically update the styles for all linked templates (without having to change each template individually).

Applying a style to a document template

To apply a style to the document template:

  1. Click Manage Document Templates on the main menu. The Document Template Register displays
  2. Click on a document template. The document property forms displays.
  3. Click on the Style Template ellipsis
  4. Locate the style template
  5. Click OK. The style is now applied to the document template.

Formats defined

A style template defines the formatting of documents produced from a template. Rather than using the styles from the source template, the following formatting will be applied from the style template:

  • List of available styles,
  • Fonts,
  • Page setup,
  • Page orientation,
  • Page margins.

Headers and footers

The text contained in the header and footer of the style template is populated in the output document. This allows you to place common references in the style template and have these populated in each document which has the style applied.

Replace fields in the Style Template

Replace fields in the style document templates will populate in the output document.

Section breaks and Page Numbering

Section breaks and separate page numbering (where it is different from the first page) contained in the child document will appear in the output document.

Location of Style Templates

Style templates are stored in the 'System' directory under the root document templates file-system directory. You cannot edit document styles using the user-interface. To maintain the style templates, you need to open the style templates in MS Word.

Previewing Templates with the Style Templates

Where a template has a style template applied you may preview how the template will appear (in its pre-merged format) from Manage Document Templates.

To preview a template with a style:

  1. Apply a style to the document template
  2. Refresh the document template register
  3. Right-hand click on the template and select 'Preview with Style Template'. The template will open with the style applied.

Where you have applied styles to document templates make sure you test the document output using a test job to ensure that ouput document format is correct.

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