How to create a file from google templates

This article explains how to create a new file from a template on Google drive

Instructions for using a template

  1. Go to

  2. Click on the three horizontal lines on the top-left corner (see picture) and select the type of template you want to submit. In this example we switch from “docs” to “forms”

  3. Click on the “Template gallery” section. See pic

  4. Select the template you would like to use

  5. You will be brought to a new file which is a copy of that template, for you to edit freely. The file is located in your personal “My Drive”

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