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Time stamp in a cell
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Time stamp in a cell

Time stamp in a cell

(OP)
I use an excel spreadsheet to log my time on various projects.  Basically I "clock in" and "clock out".

It seems there should be an easy way to insert the current time and date in a cell.  I can use NOW() or something like that, but it updates it.  What I need is more of a timestamp function.

Thanks

RE: Time stamp in a cell

You can place now() in a cell.  Then copy that value with paste special to where you want to timestamp.

You can VBA it to automatically do that upon file close or file open as well.

TTFN

RE: Time stamp in a cell

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In any cell, press 'Ctrl'+':' to get the current date and Shift'+'Ctrl'+':' for the current time.
Both are text values and won't update.

Killswitch

RE: Time stamp in a cell

(OP)
Wow, how simple.

Absolutely perfect.  Thanks a million.

Okeng

RE: Time stamp in a cell

I was looking for the same thing, except I am using MS Access - AND IT WORKS.

Thanks (and a star) to Killswitch.

Donf

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