Re: Update Date Fields Automatically

Subject: Re: Update Date Fields Automatically
From: Steve Arrants <SArrants -at- DATAFUSION -dot- NET>
Date: Wed, 22 Apr 1998 08:32:17 -0700

The TIME field will do this. The information was amazingly easy to find
in the on-line Help.



Stephen Arrants, Jr.
DATAFUSION, Inc.
139 Townsend Street Suite 100
San Francisco, CA 94107-1922
415.836.7843 fax 415.836.9050
sarrants -at- datafusion -dot- net
http://www.datafusion.net


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Katy Wegner [SMTP:kwegner -at- TARGETSMARTINC -dot- COM]
> Sent: Wednesday, April 22, 1998 8:13 AM
> To: TECHWR-L -at- LISTSERV -dot- OKSTATE -dot- EDU
> Subject: Re: Update Date Fields Automatically
>
> You know, this has baffled me, too. But I haven't pursued a solution.
> I am used to the feature in WP and like it. I keep being surprised =
> that
> my Word field doesn't act the same way.
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Robert Nimchuk [SMTP:rnimchuk -at- ASIASSOCIATES -dot- COM]
> > Sent: Wednesday, April 22, 1998 8:55 AM
> > To: TECHWR-L -at- LISTSERV -dot- OKSTATE -dot- EDU
> > Subject: Update Date Fields Automatically
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> > I am working with a client who has used WordPerfect in the past and
> > now has
> > switched to MS Word. In WP, when the opened a document with a date
> > field,
> > it would automatically update upon opening the file. With Word, It
> > does not
> > update until you print the document or manually update the field(s).
> > Is
> > there a way to automatically update all fields when opening a =
> document
> >=20
> > I know I can use a macro, but am unsure of the best way to write it.
> >=20
> > Thanks for your help!
> >=20
> > Robert Nimchuk
> > Consultant
> > rnimchuk -at- asiassociates -dot- com
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