This article applies to document templates, please click here for a refresher on templates.

If you need to create a template that regularly requires the date to be updated, you can make Microsoft Word display a date that can automatically update. 

  1. On a PC, navigate to where you want to enter the date field and then press on Shift + Alt + D together. On a Mac, press on Shift + Ctrl + D.

Important: The date may not update until you close and the reopen the document or if you click on "Update" field.

Enjoy!

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