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Excel 2010 Template location

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Anyone know where the default template location for Excel 2010 is (why is it so difficult to find!)
I have created a custom template and want it to appear in the users template list
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It appears to be common with Word (what an idea)

>Open a document in Word...........yes, Word........... then go to
>Tools>Options>File Locations>User Templates>Modify.
>
>This location is common with Excel.
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It also depends on the operating system. In Windows XP, the default path for the 2010 templates is

C:\Documents and Settings\<username>\Application Data\Microsoft\Templates

This may be different in Vista or Windows 7

cheers, teylyn
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by:Ingeborg Hawighorst (Microsoft MVP / EE MVE)
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In Word 2010 you find the file locations via

File - Options - Advanced - General section (almost at the bottom) - File locations button. This will pop up the list of file locations and you can click Modify to change it.

cheers, teylyn
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by:ilyasubkhankulov
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Excel 2007 looks into C:\users\YOURUSERNAMEHERE\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Templates for excel templates in windows 7
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by:KCTS
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I'm using Win7 and Office2010 - it does indeed appear that the location of ALL templates is determined by the setting in WORD as @teylyn suggests - how intuitive !!
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I did suggest exactly the same tihing :-)
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it was calacuccia who pointed out that the template location for Excel is set in Word.

I just showed the 2010 way of accessing the Modify dialog.
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