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        I have a macro that I give out to my customers that calls for the template that the macro is contained in.  My loading instructions have them set the File Location setting for Workgroup templates to the folder they have the template in, as well set that location as a trusted location.  This works fine for PCs.  With the newest updates to Word for Mac (10.41), the code I use to attach the template doesn’t work and it can’t find the template.  I’ve tried to deal with this by either putting it in the Mac template folder, attaching the template directly to the file itself, and hardcoding the pathway in the macro when it calls for the template.  None of it works for that version of Word.  Here is the code I’m using:

        ActiveWindow.Close savechanges:=wdDoNotSaveChanges
        Documents.Add Template:=”_setMacRSC16.dotm”

        I’m wondering if this is a coding problem or if it is a cloud problem since this version of Word is cloud-based.  Any ideas?

        Thank you in advance for any help.

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