For Desktop Publishing _ Microsoft Word is equipped with an excellent range of layout and format functions that allows the user to lay text around objects and images. Colors, borders and columns are also easily added. Even custom graphics from external files can be included in the document. There are drawing tools and functions also available with Word. In other words, you can easily customize your document in your preferred layout using its great variety of features.
Click on 'File' at the menu bar and then click on 'Save As.' Name the document. Then, just below the file name is the dialogue, 'Save as type:'. Choose 'Document Template (*.dot).' You'll notice the directory at the top of the dialogue box changes to 'Templates.' Click 'Save' and you're done.