Insert current date and time quickly

Word 2016 2010 2007 2003
If you need to use current date or time stamp, Word provides two shortcut keys that do this for you.

   Alt+Shift+D   - Current date;

   Alt+Shift+T   - Current time.

To avoid changes of current date or/and time in the completed document, you can use Cut + Keep Text Only combination:

   1.  Select pasted Current Date or/and Current Time.

   2.  Do one of the following:

  • On the Home tab, in the Clipboard group, click the Cut:
    Cut in Word 2013
  • Press Ctrl+X.

   3.  On the Home tab, in the Clipboard group, in the Paste list choose Keep Text Only:

Keep Text Only in Word 2013

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