Anybody can write. Well, they’ve been lead to believe they can by the manufacturers of word processing software. And to the extent that anybody can create a document with content, this is true. However, publishing the document with the the rudiments of communication decorum, e.g., consistent fonts, layout… basic appearance, not to mention organization is another story. To create “consistency” many organizations look to use templates. The problem is that most users have no clue about basic template building.
Stay tuned as I reveal common errors users make when attempting to create and use templates to create documents.