Need Word 2010 File/New to display workgroup templates instead of Office.com templates
Posted on 2010-09-20
Word 2010 seems to have removed the easy access to workgroup and local templates provided in Word 2003 and earlier versions.
File/New in Word 2010 goes to a page titled "Available Templates", which mostly shows templates available for download from office.com. Workgroup templates (e.g. company letterhead, company fax headers, company report formats saved on the network) and personal (local) templates are given much less prominence and require users to click "My Templates" for access.
This causes confusion for many users in a corporate environment.
How do Experts recommend resolving this issue?
For example, can My Templates be expanded as the default, with Office.Com templates given less prominence or even hidden completely?