Customizing Project and Item Templates
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After project and item templates have been created, you still have the ability to further customize them to meet your needs.
For example, you can perform the following tasks:
Modify and export an existing template as a custom template.
For more information, see How to: Update Existing Templates.
Pass custom parameters into a template to replace existing values.
For more information, see How to: Substitute Parameters in a Template.
Customize the wizards that create projects from templates.
For more information, see How to: Use Wizards with Project Templates.