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in Office

Template Chooser Ribbon

Once the «Template Chooser for Office» App has been assigned to you or you have acquired it via the Office Store/AppSource, it will automatically appear in the «Home» tab of your Office application ribbon. To launch the App best click on the «Templates» button. Be aware that the name of the Button «Templates» can vary based on the Office language you are using. Please note that the icon for the «Templates» button might vary depending on what Office application you are working in.

in Teams

Template Chooser Tab

Once the «Template Chooser for Teams» App has been added to a channel of a Team it will be accessible as a channel Tab/App. To launch the App best click on the «Templates» tab. Please note that the name of the «Template Chooser for Teams» tab can vary as it can be renamed freely.

in SharePoint (coming soon)

Template Chooser Button

Once the «Template Chooser for SharePoint» App has been added to a Site Collection in SharePoint it will be accessible as a button on any document library within that site collection. To launch the App best click on the «Templates» button. Be aware that the name of the button «Templates» can vary based on the browser language you are using. The Button will unfortunately not be available on Document Library Web Parts due to SharePoint API limitations.


Template Chooser Welcome Page

To get started with the «Template Chooser» you need to connect it with your Office 365 work or school account or with your personal Microsoft Account. Click the «Connect» (1) button to start the process. The actual sign in experience is provided by Microsoft.


The first time you connect the App you might be asked to consent to the permissions the App requires. Please go through those permissions carefully and grant consent as the App requires these permissions to function. If you do not grant consent the App will not work for you.

Please note: You will not be able to sign in to the Template Chooser for Teams or the Template Chooser for SharePoint with an other user than the one you used for Teams or SharePoint. So if you want to switch the user in the Template Chooser for Teams or the Template Chooser for SharePoint you need to re-sign-in to Teams or SharePoint with that user.


'Libraries' button

Template Chooser navigation

The 'Libraries' button (1) will provide access to all of your content libraries. Use this button to switch between libraries.

'User' Button

The «User» button (2) will provide links to resources such as:

  • Documentation - link to this documentation web site you are currently browsing.

  • Yammer Community - a way to communicate with fellow users in our online community.

  • Send us your Feedback - a simple way for you to send us your feedback.

  • Roadmap - a link to our public Roadmap page where you can learn more about upcoming features.

  • About Template Chooser - Product information, license and technical details like version numbers etc.

  • Settings - a place where you can customize the behavior of the app to meet your personal needs - like for example choosing an other display language etc.

  • Sign out - this option will allow you to sign out of the App and will take you back to the welcome screen where you can sign-in with a different account if you wish so.

Please note: Dependent on your application settings (you) made using the officeatwork Admin Center App, some items in the User Menu might have been de-activated and will therefor not be visible.