a suggestion, in short:
"File / New / Templates"
"File / New / New from Template"
"File / Templates":
Save as Template
New from Template
Save document as Template
Open Template for Editing
Manage Templates window, right click on template:
Save as Default
New Document from this *
Edit this **
Make this Default
* it is clear that "this" is a template
** it is clear that "this" is a template, also that "Edit" refers to "this" (as it is a context menu), yet if you use "this" in one, you should use it in the other, too...
UX-team, your word
#1 is a duplicate of bug 122303
#3 is a duplicate of bug 123178
#2 is a new proposal and I can go with it (but I'm not a member of the Design Team
Please see also bug 104074 which I reported two years before...
Good point, let's continue in the other ticket.
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 104074 ***