RE: custom date format in PowerPoint?

Subject: RE: custom date format in PowerPoint?
From: John Posada <jposada01 -at- yahoo -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 4 Dec 2001 07:58:00 -0800 (PST)

> On the Insert menu, click Date and Time. Ensure that Date and Time
> is
> selected, and click Update Automatically. This will insert the
> current date in a footer. Not ideal, but a decent start.

I think the issue is not to create a date that auto updates, but one
in the specific format required. The one that most resembles the
required format has the day and month reversed...correct?

> As an alternative possible solution, you could create a Word
> document that
> only contains the date and time (as John describes), and instead of
> cutting
> and pasting it, inserting it as an object (Using the Object command
> on the
> Insert menu). That might work, but I'd have to wait until tomorrow
> to find out.

If you do it this way, doesn't Word require that the page with the
formula must be opened for it to roll over to the next date?

John Posada, Senior Technical Writer
mailto:john -at- tdandw -dot- com, 732-259-2874

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