Creating a new Excel file from a template opens the file twice

Last Updated: March 7, 2018


When you double-click or choose the "new" option on a template file (.xlt, .xltx, .xltm) in Excel 2016, Excel opens two identical copies of the file.


This issue is fixed in Monthly Channel Version 1709 (Build 8528.XXXX) or higher. To get the latest update immediately, open Excel and choose File > Account > Update Options > Update Now.

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