Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
Creating a file with a document template
Templates include starter information and formatting.
Some templates install on your system’s hard disk when you install Ofﬁ ce. When your
system is connected to the Internet and you are signed in with your user account, the Ofﬁ ce
applications also enable you to browse and download templates stored online at Ofﬁ ce
.com, giving you the opportunity to take advantage of new templates as Microsoft adds
them to the site.
Whether you choose an installed template or download a new template, the process for
using a template to create a new ﬁ le is roughly the same:
1. Choose File ➪ New. The Backstage view appears, showing choices for creating ﬁ les.
2a. Click FEATURED or PERSONAL. Note that you will only see these choices if you
have saved your own custom templates.
2b. Click on one of the Suggested searches under the Search for online templates
text box. You can use the ﬁ filters that appear at the pane at the right to limit the