Anyone who creates more than one document per day can find it time-consuming to start documents from scratch. It doesn’t have to be difficult to customize company letters, marketing plans, feedback forms or any other document. You can make your own Google Docs templates!
Templates can also ensure consistency in your company’s materials, as they will make sure that formatting and design are consistent across all departments.
This feature can only be used if your company supports it. Contact your Google Workspace administrator for more information.
How to create a template using Google Docs
- Create a new document in My Drive and make it a template for you company. You can use the header or footer sections to include logos, addresses, departments, signatures, and so on. A new font can be chosen.
- Go to the Google Docs homepage ( Docs.google.com), and then click on Template gallery (top-right).
- Navigate to the Template gallery and click on the tab that best describes your organization.
- Select the template file you have created and click on Submit. To ensure that others do not edit your original template/document, you can also submit a duplicate of it.
All done! All you need to do now is to inform your colleagues about this template and to let them know where it can be found when creating a new document (docs.google.com>>>> File > New > From template