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


The solution is to create a macro to insert the date in the format of your choice and add it to the Quick Access Toolbar.

In MS-Word:

The macro icon you selected appears on the Quick Access Toolbar. In any location of any document, click the macro icon to insert the date. Alternativly you could assign the macro to a keyboard shortcut

These same steps can be used to record any other macro and assign it to the QAT.