Exempting a specific document from use of a 'book-assigned' template: There may be situations when you want to 'exempt' a document from the automatic application of a template assigned to a book. Here are the steps:
1.Call the document it to the editing screen.
2.Click File | Properties from the Word menu.
3.Click the "Custom Properties" tab. Add a new custom property entry called "Template" and assign it the value of "self."
There are a few additional steps to get to "Custom Properties" in Word2007 and 2010. Here they are:
(1) click the round Office button (upper left of the screen) and click "Prepare;"
(2) Click "Properties and then click the "Document Properties" drop down list (it sits just above the "Author" entry);
(3) Click the "Advanced Properties" button and then click "Custom Properties."
(4) Add a new custom property entry called "Template" and assign it the value of "self."