Insert Short Date

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Menu: Edit > Insert > Short Date


Default Shortcut Key: Shift+F11


Macro function: InsertShortDate()


The Insert Short Date command can be used to insert a text string representing the current date, in short date format.  A preview of the string which will be inserted is displayed on the Status Bar when the menu cursor is moved onto the Short Date menu entry.


The format used to display the short date is in accordance with the regional settings for date display as defined on your computer.  To change these settings, see Start Menu | Settings | Control Panel | Regional Settings | Date.


Double clicking atop the date display on the Status Bar will also issue the Insert Short Date command.