Use Templates to Create a New Document in Adobe Illustrator CS6

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    Open Adobe Illustrator either from your desktop or by searching your programs
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    Find the Windows icon in the bottom-left corner and click it once to show recent programs. Illustrator might be listed. It is indicated by a brown-and-orange icon with the letters "Ai".
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    Otherwise, search by typing "Adobe Illustrator" into the search bar at the bottom of the start menu
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    Click "Adobe Illustrator CS6" to load it and go directly to the user interface
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    Next, click "File" in the top left-hand corner of the window
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    There is another VisiHow video on how to open a new document by clicking "New..."
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    Click "New from Template..." in the menu that appears
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    Alternatively, press "Shift" + "Ctrl" + "N" on the keyboard to perform this task. This will open up the "Templates" folder, which might be difficult to find otherwise. You can select a template from the listed folders.
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    Simply double-click the folder that matches your needs
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    Then, click a template to preview it in the box at the bottom of this window
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    Once you've selected a template, click "New" to load the template for editing
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