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February 18, 2013

Google Docs Templates, Still Available

Google has recently updated the "Create" menu from Google Drive and removed the templates option from the menu. You can still find it if you visit this page.

Another workaround is to create a document, spreadsheet, form, drawing or presentation, click the "File" menu, select "New" and then "From template".

Maybe Google finds a way to integrate the templates section with the Google Drive apps, so that it doesn't open in a new tab.


  1. You can still find it if you visit this page.
    results in a 404 not found.

  2. What they should do is add a prompt when "creating" a new document, spreadsheet, form, drawing, or presentation. This prompt would give two options. One to "create a blank (document)" and another to "create from template".

  3. Template are so broken, and have been for a year. Only half of the templates I create ever show up. They're not even consistently the same half. I have about thirty templates for the teachers in my domain. Yesterday, I could find nineteen. Today there are only four. I need a Jackie Chan Rage Face to link to right now.


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