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How to create templates in Google Docs

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If you find yourself creating the same outline of the document multiple times, you can save a huge amount of time with a template. Here’s how to create custom templates in Google Docs.

Although Google Docs offers a a wide range of templates to choose free accounts, they do not meet everyone’s needs. To create a custom template that you can reuse several times, you will need to use this little solution to generate them.

Start the browser, log in Google Docs homepage and open a blank document, pre-created document, or one of Google’s pre-created templates.

Create a new document that will serve as the structure for the template file.

Now that you have the docset bones for your template, rename the file with something that has the word «pattern» into the. Click the file name, rename it to include «pattern» and then press the key «enter» when I finish.

Rename the file to include the word "pattern" to differentiate it from other files on your drive

Then click the folder icon next to the file name and click the icon «New file» to create a new folder for Google Docs templates.

Move the template to a folder for your Google Docs templates.  If one does not exist, create one.

Name the new folder and click tick to create it.

Name the folder and click tick.

After creating the folder, click «Move here» to save the template in your Google Docs template folder.

Click on "Move here" to move the file to this folder.

This folder can now be the new home for each template you create in the future. This is also a great way to keep everything in you. Google Drive perfectly organized and easy to find for everyone on your team.

When you want to make a copy of the template, you can access it directly from Google Drive. Go to Lead, find the folder you just created for the templates and double-click it.

Go to Google Drive and open the folder you just created.

Because this is a template file that you will use multiple times, you must make a copy of the file before entering any information into the file. Right-click on the template and select «Make a copy» to duplicate the template file.

Right-click the template, and then click "Make a copy".

The copy of the template is saved in the current folder with the prefix «Copy». From here, you can double-click the copy to open, rename, or move it to another folder.

Double-click the file to open it.

If you open the document or someone sends you a template file, click File> Make a Copy to duplicate the template in Drive.

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Name the file, choose a folder, and then click "To accept".

This is all. If you want to share the template with others, you can create a link «Make a copy» and email it or share the file directly with a link to share.

If you have an account Payment G Suite, you can save custom templates in gallery of custom templates your account for use by all members of your team in your organization With the method used above, free accounts can benefit from sharing custom templates at no extra cost.

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