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How to access Workgroup Templates in Office 2007

peterkennedy asked
Last Modified: 2012-05-09
We have just installed Windows 2007 and Office 2007 in our workplace.  On a network drive location (G:\Templates) we have all of the templates we use for the organisation.  In File Locations within Word 2007, we have altered the "Location" for the "Workgroup Templates" entry to "G:\Templates".  

When we click on the ribbon button and select "New", it provides us with template options for "Blank and Recent", "Installed Templates", "My Templates" and "New from existing".  There is no option however for "Workgroup Templates", and when we choose any on the options available, our workgrup templates are not displayed. All other template options are from "Microsoft Office Online".

I have two questions reagrding this:

1. How do I select and use workgroup templates; and
2. Is there a way that under the "Templates" list (where "Blank and Recent", "Installed Templates", "My Templates" and "New from existing" are) that we can create our own entry than can be selected to get to the G:\Templates location?

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