Creating a Document from a Template in Word

You don’t have to start every Word document from scratch!

Just use a document that has a layout that is already defined – this is known as a Template.

There are lots of templates available in an up-to-date word processor like Word, all you have to do is go into the program and click the option More Templates

Windows version of Word - home page

This is the Windows version of Word 365, so the Templates are grouped by category…

More Templates - Windows version

The Mac version of Word 365 looks slightly different…

Home page of Word - Mac version

Once you get to the Templates, they look like this…

More templates - Mac version

From there, you are just going to type your text over the top of what is there.

Here’s a quick video that shows you how to do this in the Windows version of Word (365). I’ve used a CV document template as an example…

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