Brain Teaser #14

This article is one in a series presenting labor and time-saving techniques to accomplish real-world computing tasks. The goal is to stimulate the reader's imagination and to demonstrate creative and highly practical ways of applying computer application program features.

Automate Insertion of Formatted Dates in MS-Word

Task

In Word documents you frequently need to insert the current date formatted this way:

Tuesday, February 22, 2011

(Name of Day, Name of Month Day, Year)

Doing this in Word requires 4 mouse-clicks. You want to find an easier way.

Time

One or two minutes initially, thereafter, a split-second.

Data

None




Bruce Miller, 2008, 2016

Solution

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