Being a Windows user you might have noticed that whenever you open a document on your computer, it automatically shows the date and time on it. Now Microsoft allows you to insert the current date and time as a static or dynamic field. Microsoft Word follows the regional settings of your computer and automatically picks the date and time according to the format that you follow.
whenever you fill this static or dynamic field, it automatically updates the date and time whenever you close, save, or open the document. However, you do get an option to manually update the date and time. You just have to right-click on it and then go to the
In this risewindows article, we will talk about how you can use this feature and update the date and time in the Word document.
How to Insert the Current Date and Time in Word using a Keyboard Shortcut?
You can use the
If you want to change the format of the date and time, you can follow these steps:-
Step 1. First, go to the
Step 2: Select the format you prefer in the
On a side note, in case you do not want the current date and time changed, you can select the field (date or time) and in the menu, click on the
Next, right-click and choose
Once you do that, the copied field will be pasted in plain text and the date and time will not be updated automatically whenever you open the word document.
That is it.
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