Using project templates

This topic describes how to save an existing project as a template, and how to create an entire new project, or modify an existing one, using the Save as Project Template and Import from Template wizards. If you are creating a new project without using a template, refer to Adding a project with new content.

About project templates

A template is a predefined set of phases, tasks, and related project information that you can use as a starting point for a new proposal or project. You can save an existing project as a template, and create an entire new project from a template, or import selected phases and tasks into one that already exists. Working with project templates can save a considerable amount of time and guesswork, and help to standardize processes and project plans.

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