Keep the following tips in mind when working with
report template documents in Microsoft Word.
Get the basic report template layout
working first. Do the intricate layout work such removing extra
space and aligning data values after the report template is
retrieving data and displaying it correctly.
Press and hold the Alt key when moving
table borders to prevent them from snapping to the grid in
Use the Design Mode that can be
activated from the Developer tab to see quickly which sections the
items in the report template layout come from.
Make regular backups of your template as
you are working, in case you make a change that you would like to