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When you double-click the Global.mpt file, you receive the followingerror message:
The global template file Global.mpt cannot be opened. You cannot open the currently active global template file.
When you start Microsoft Project, it automatically loads the Global.mptfile in the background. If you then double-click the Global.mpt file toopen it, you receive the error message described in the "Symptoms" sectionof this article.
This behavior is by design. You cannot open theGlobal.mpt template file by double-clicking it.
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