When creating a new Microsoft Excel workbook, you can choose between creating a blank workbook or creating your workbook from an existing template.
To create a new blank workbook:
A template is a predesigned Excel workbook that you can then change to suit your needs. When you create a new workbook from a template, you are creating a copy of the original template.
To create a new workbook from a template:
Once you've downloaded a template, it is stored in the My Templates location on your computer.