Just installed Office 2013 and I am completely lost.
How does one create a document based on a local template? Searching for the name of the template in the top search textbox only seems to bring templates from the internet.
If that option is missing, go to
Now any templates in that folder should show up under
If you just need to use templates every now and then, open the template file normally, then file -> save as, and then start modifying your new file. (Works fine in Excel, Word, 2007 & 2010, also)