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Note To complete the following steps, you must have sufficient rights on the Web server to save a file. You must also know the Web address (URL) of the server you want to save the file to. If you are working with Microsoft SharePoint Products and Technologies, you must be a member of a site group with the Add Items right. All default site groups except the Reader site group include this right.
- Open the Microsoft Office program you want to use to create the file.
- From the New File task pane (New File task pane: A pane in Office applications that provides commonly used commands for opening and creating files. The task pane title differs for each Office application. For example, you'll see "New Document" in Word.) in any Office 2003 program, in the Templates section, click On my Web sites.
If the New File task pane is closed, click File, and then click New.
- In the Filename field, type in the URL of the server and the path to the template that you would like to open, and then click Open. You can enter an Internet address (such as www.example.com) or an intranet address (such as http://example).
- If the Web server you are working with is running SharePoint Products and Technologies, instead of folders you'll see a list of document libraries from the site. This makes it much easier to find and work with files in the site.
- After you have successfully opened a file on the Web server, a shortcut to the Web server is created in your My Network Places folder. You can then use this shortcut to more conveniently open files on the Web server.
- Double-click the template file.
- Type the content for the new file.
- Click File, and then click Save.
- Type a name for the file, and then click Save.