The Hermit Hermit's Free Library  Brain Teasers

One in a series of exercises that demonstrate how to accomplish real-world computing tasks using time- and work-saving techniques.

Brain Teaser #14: Automate Inserting Formatted Dates in MS-Word


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.


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