Microsoft Word – Insert Date and Time

December 6, 2009DavidMicrosoft Office, Word1

Inserting the current date and time in MS Word is straightforward.

1. Position the cursor where you want to insert the text.  Select Insert and then Date and Time.


2.  You will be given a list of the of the possible date, time (or combination of the two) formats.  Select the one you need and press OK.  Your date/time selection will be inserted.



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  • There’s a shortcut for the insertion of the date — Hold down Ctrl and Alt and then press d. It will insert the date in your default format. Usually that is 12/5/09. But if you go to the date and time box and choose your favoriate format and press the Default button, and say yes to wanting to change to that format, then when you do the Ctrl+Alt+d you will get that format.

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