i'm sure i am missing something.
using SolidWorks 2014 SP5.
i suppose i doesn't really matter since my templates are calling the formats correctly.
it bugs me, though, some of the formats will save the formats display checked and some won't.
Try checking that box and then save your drawing template. I don't know that it will work, but it's worth a shot.
I have the same problem and it is quite irritating. When I open the sheet format to edit it, it shows up blank. I open the properties and tick off display. The sheet shows but when I save the format as Fred does, then open it again, the box is usually unticked. Sometimes it DOES miraculously open with it ticked, but most often not. It must be a bug. I am using SWX 2015.
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