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Using templates for other projects

It’s essential to first perfect your stylesheet before you start writing in Flare. When you’re starting a new project for a related topic in the same company, it’s only logical that you want the new document to have the same layout as the original document. Or that you want to use the same topics, without manually importing them one by one. Therefore you need to use templates.

Saving your project as a template

You have different options when it comes to creating a template in Flare. For example: you need to keep your stylesheet and some topics that will reoccur in your new document. So you need to save your whole Flare project as a template.

To save your project as a template:

  1. Click File > Save.
  2. Click Save As Template.

Save files as a template

Flare lets you create templates for any kind of file. So you’re not limited to saving the whole of your project as a project template. So if you only need your styles, snippets, topics or skins saved, you can save one of them as a template. To save files as a template:

  1. Open the file you want to save in the Flare editor. For example: Open a stylesheet in the Stylesheet editor.
  2. Click File > Save > Save As Template.

To add the template in a new file:

  1. Right-click the preferred folder in your Content Explorer of Project Organizer.
    For example: right-click the Stylesheet folder.
  2. Choose New > Stylesheet.
  3. Choose your template.
  4. Click OK.
    Your template has been imported in your Flare project.
flare/using_templates_for_other_projects.txt · Last modified: 2017/03/30 13:16 (external edit)