A Practical Guide to SharePoint 2013

A Practical Guide to SharePoint 2013
A Practical Guide to SharePoint 2013 - Book by Saifullah Shafiq

Monday, April 3, 2006

Setting custom properties in Word Template (Document Library)

Level: Beginner 
Q: I want my document library template to have custom properties?

1. In your document library select "Modify settings and columns".
2. "Document Template" under "General Settings" shows template URL. Click "Edit Template" link at the end of the URL. This will open the template in MS Word.
3. Select File > Properties.
4. Select "Custom" tab.
5. You will find predefined properties in the drop down. You can also add a new property by typing in the name box, giving it a value and clicking the "Add" button.
6. Click "OK" and save the template.
Now, all new documents created in the library will have custom properties set.

-SSA