Customizing Project and Item Templates
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.