For example, you can define all styles and formatting in a template, attach the template to the document, and distribute the template to everyone working on the document. A template is essentially Word’s guide for how your document and working environment should appear. The new version will not include any of the customizations that you made to the version that you renamed or moved. Punch up your Microsoft Office 2010 Word skills by mastering these 10 tricks and features. Note that the file cannot be deleted or modified if Word has other documents open. Word will automatically save the changes to your global template, Normal.dot or Normal.dotm, but you will not be prompted.