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I have MS office 2008 installed on Lion. I can't locate the "My Templates" folder to delete templates. I read previous answers, but the "Library" under "Users" is not listed and spotlight doesn't find the folder.
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Starting with Lion that finder is hidden to keep users from accidentally deleting something important. Here's how to temporarily unhide the folder:

1. Hold down the Option key while choosing Go to Folder from the Finder's Go menu
2. In the box that appears make sure it says ~/Library then click OK

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After unhiding your user library folder go here:

/Users/you/Library/Application Support/Microsoft/Office/User Templates/My Templates/

Make sure you only delete the templates that you created and not the Normal template or the ones that are installed by Office.
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