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Customizing "New Document" menu

Posted By:      Posted Date: September 07, 2010    Points: 0   Category :SharePoint
We are using SPF 2010.  I have found that by using custom content types, I can control what shows up in the "New Document" menu for a document library.  My question is, is there a way to further enhance the "New Document" menu to have menus and submenus?  Basically, I have about 20 document templates for specific project specification templates.  These templates fall into about 4 categories.  I would like to be able to drop the "New Document" menu and show these 4 categories.  Then each one of these menu items lists the related document templates as submenus.

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