Windows 7 Forums
Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.

Windows 7: How To Move Saved New Templates From My Documents To My Templates?

31 Mar 2015   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
How To Move Saved New Templates From My Documents To My Templates?

I changed a standard word template that appeared in 'Available Templates' on Word 2010 to suit my needs. I followed some online advice about saving the new/amended template as a Word template in 'My Templates'.

However, whatever I did, I couldn't save the template there and had to save it in 'My Documents' instead. Can anyone tell me how to transfer the saved template from My Documents into My Templates on Word?

My System SpecsSystem Spec
31 Mar 2015   #2

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit sp1

I use Word 2013, but I think they are very similar. See if following this method works.

Open Word, select File, then Options & then select Save as shown in the screen shot.
You will probably have to set up a Folder in your Documents Library, which you can name whatever suits you.
When you have done that you will need to set up the path for Word to be able to find your new Folder. You could use the same path as the one for your Word Documents, but change the part necessary to point to where your new Template Folder is.

How To Move Saved New Templates From My Documents To My Templates?-word_template_location_setup.png

You should then be able to copy your saved Template that is in your Word documents & paste it into the new Folder. If everything works then you can delete the one in your documents.

My System SpecsSystem Spec

 How To Move Saved New Templates From My Documents To My Templates?

Thread Tools

Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
How to save 'My Templates'
I have created a 'Template' and saved it as a Word Template (*.dotx) and it's been saved in my 'Documents Library'. How do I get it to appear in the My Templates folder which appears under the Office Button in the 'New' option? When I select 'New/My Templates', the dialogue box advises that...
Microsoft Office
cv templates for OpenOffice
hi is there anywhere on windows 7 where I can find CV templates. many thanks:)
How to edit folder templates?
Hi, I want to edit the folder templates, cause the pre-fab Microsoft templates are insufficient to my needs. The music folder template for example, doesn't contain, file-type, bitrate, etc. (yes you can select that manually but you can't apply the customization on to the subfolders......) To...

Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:37.
Twitter Facebook Google+ Seven Forums iOS App Seven Forums Android App