Application.Templates Property (Word)

Office 2013 and later

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Returns a Templates collection that represents all the available templates—global templates and those attached to open documents.

expression .Templates

expression An expression that returns an Application object.

For information about returning a single member of a collection, see Returning an Object from a Collection.

This example displays the name of each template in the Templates collection.

Count = 1 
For Each aTemplate In Templates 
 MsgBox aTemplate.Name & " is template number " & Count 
 Count = Count + 1 
Next aTemplate

In this example, if template one is a global template, its path is stored in thePath. The ChDir statement is used to make the folder with the path stored in thePath the current folder. When this change is made, the Open dialog box is displayed.

If Templates(1).Type = wdGlobalTemplate Then 
 thePath = Templates(1).Path 
 If thePath <> "" Then ChDir thePath 
End If