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Create from Template with the New Drive Create Menu

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The new Google Drive Create Menu is great for a number of reasons. Our favorite is the improved integration with third-party apps. But when it was initially released, a lot of our users were very confused about the disappearance of the ‘Create from template’ option.

Luckily, this feature wasn’t retired, but just hiding a little deeper within Drive. To create from a template:

  1. Open up a Google Doc (Sheet, Presentation, etc.). It can be new or existing.
  2. Select File > New > From template…
  3. You can also visit the URL: (replace yourdomain with your actual domain)

Click here to watch this video on YouTube.

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