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Symptoms

When you double-click the Global.mpt file, you receive the following error message:
The global template file Global.mpt cannot be opened. You cannot open the currently active global template file.

Cause

When you start Microsoft Project, it automatically loads the Global.mpt file in the background. If you then double-click the Global.mpt file to open it, you receive the error message described in the "Symptoms" section of this article.

Status

This behavior is by design. You cannot open the Global.mpt template file by double-clicking it.

Properties

Article ID: 169730 - Last Review: February 24, 2014 - Revision: 8.0
Applies to
  • Microsoft Office Project Professional 2007
  • Microsoft Office Project Standard 2007
  • Microsoft Office Project Professional 2003
  • Microsoft Office Project Standard 2003
  • Microsoft Project 2002 Professional Edition
  • Microsoft Project 2000 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Project 4.0 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Project 4.1 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Project 98 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Project Professional 2010
  • Microsoft Project Standard 2010
  • Microsoft Project 2013 Professional
  • Microsoft Project 2013 Standard
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