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Hi everyone,
If I may chime in with my 2 cents here:
I preferred the original mockup -- simple, clean, beautiful, puts the focus
on template thumbnails.

Frankly, I don't think a complex categorical view is necessary -- I would
venture to guess that most people rarely touch templates, if at all, and
therefore it's highly unlikely that someone will have 1000 Writer templates
he needs to sort out into custom categories. And if one really has that
many templates, he's better off using search. (BTW, a 100 templates per
application is quite manageable with the previous mockup in a maximized
window: a simple 10x10 grid. Or 5x20 when not maximized.)

I also think tags are unnecessary feature bloat. The templates are already
sorted out into their default categories, and there's a search function for
those rare few with five hundred templates per application.

Lastly, I would prefer that this didn't become a replacement for the "New"
menu. Despite knowing about templates for quite a long time and having used
iWork and MS Office for Mac, both of which show templates at startup until
you disable the feature, I've never used templates. (I have used
presentation styles, but those are different from templates.)

Anyway, I hope I wasn't too depressing. I really loved the first mockup. :)

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