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Time stamp in a cell

Time stamp in a cell

Time stamp in a cell

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.


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.


RE: Time stamp in a cell

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.


RE: Time stamp in a cell

Wow, how simple.

Absolutely perfect.  Thanks a million.


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.


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