Start with a template to create a new document in Mac Office

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Templates are files that help you design interesting, compelling, and professional-looking documents, worksheets, and presentations. All the formatting is complete; you add what you want to them. Examples are resumes, newsletters, invoices, budgets, reports, and custom presentations. If you know which template you want to use, you can select it when you start a new document.

  1. On the File menu for any of the Office applications, click New from template.

    On the File menu, click New from template.

  2. Click the template you want.

    Note: To quickly find all templates that are available through Microsoft Office Online or on your computer, in the search box  Template Search field , type a keyword for the type of template you are looking for. To change the search setting, click the arrow next to the magnifying glass in the search box. If you’re part of an organization and they’ve added branded templates, you can also choose from those templates on the list of results.

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