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How to Use

Assuming you have downloaded and installed Uniform Invoice Software:

  1. Download Consulting Invoice Template (2nd Sample of Customization). Double-click the downloaded file to extract all files.
  2. Open the template "sample2consulting.xlsx" or "sample2consulting-uis.xlsx" with Microsoft Excel.
  3. Click "Design Mode" on the "Invoice" Excel ribbon tab to put it into design mode.
  4. Enter your business information and replace the default logo image to make it your own. (How?)
  5. Click "Design Mode" again to exit design mode.
  6. Create invoice (tutorial movie)!

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Consulting Invoice Template (2nd Sample of Customization)

Consulting Invoice Template (2nd Sample of Customization) (c4017)

c4017 now includes the customized invoice template for the latest version of Uniform Invoice Software. This is what you will see when you open sample2consulting-uis.xlsx.

Consulting Invoice Template (2nd Sample of Customization) (UIS Edition)

Consulting Invoice Template (2nd Sample of Customization) - UIS edition

Download Consulting Invoice Template (2nd Sample of Customization) (c4017)

License: Private Use (not for distribution or resale). See our Terms of Use.

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Download this if you have already installed UIS, but are looking for additional customized templates.

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Every business is different, so your consulting invoices should be. As detailed in this sample, changing the color palette in Excel could quickly give the original consulting invoice template a different look and feel.

Most free invoice templates available here on, along with the versions that work with Uniform Invoice Software, are designed with the similar color style. The secret behind this is simple – in the past several years we have created hundreds very different styles, but all the templates we created are based on the same sales invoice template, which is also the one that included in the installer program of Uniform Invoice Software.

While it's understandable to have so many invoice templates in the similar color style, your business is different and special, so without doubt it is better to have a special invoice design that meets your business style and requirements. In addition to changing company details and replacing the logo image on the top of the invoice form, applying a new color theme is an easy and quick way to let your invoices stand out. So, here is the steps to quickly change the color palette in Excel 2010 to apply a new color to the consultant invoice template.

  • Open Consulting Invoice Template (2nd Sample of Customization) as usual.
  • Click Excel menu File, and then click Options.
  • Click Save.
  • Next to Choose what colors will be seen in previous versions of Excel, click Colors.
  • Click the color that you want to change - for example, the fourth on the last line, and then click Modify.
  • Specify the new color. Click OK to close the Colors dialog box.
  • Click OK to close the Color dialog box. Click OK again to close the Excel Options dialog box.

Note that if you use the Uniform Invoice Software version of the consulting invoice template, it is necessary to unprotect the Invoice form before you can customize it.

The protection of the "Invoice" worksheet in Consulting Invoice Template (2nd Sample of Customization) prevents accidental modifications to layouts and formulas. If you have Uniform Invoice Software installed, it could even display a warning message when you close a template without protecting the worksheet. However for the purpose of this sample, we should firstly unprotect the worksheet in Consulting Invoice Template (2nd Sample of Customization).

Microsoft Excel provides powerful tools for customizing the invoice form. Changing the color theme is just a simple step, yet it results a consultant invoice template with a new and different look and style. There are many more things you can do with Excel, which we'll detail in future invoice samples here on Uniform Invoice Software leverages not only the power of front-end Excel, but also the power of backend database, gives you easy-to-use yet powerful invoicing system. Feel free to download and try the fully functional trial version along with the consulting invoice template that you like.

Like other form designs here on, Consulting (2nd Sample) is free (offered to you at a price of 0.00USD). It works on Windows XP and all newer versions of Windows, and Excel 2007, 2010, 2013 or 2016.

Format and Specification

NameConsulting Invoice Template (2nd Sample of Customization)
CategoryConsulting Invoice Template
Release DateThursday, December 5, 2013
Format (XLS or XLSX).xlsx
Excel Version Excel 2003 / Excel 2007 / Excel 2010 / Excel 2013 / Excel 2016
Line Height (Points)15.75
Print Area$E$3:$M$49
Printable with Papaer Size / OrientationA4 (210 mm x 297 mm) - Portrait
Default Margins (Points)

Update History

August 20,2016

  • Uniform Invoice Software v4 style.
  • Blue theme colors.
  • Default logo image moved to the center and bottom of the form.
  • All items are taxable. The "Taxable" checkbox column is removed.

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