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Insert Time and Date Stamps In Your Worksheet

Anytime you need to insert the current time or date into your spreadsheet here's the quickest way to do it.

  1. For the current date press CTRL+semicolon.
  2. For the current time press CTRL+SHIFT+semicolon.
  3. For both current date and time in a cell press CTRL+semicolon, then press the SPACEBAR, then CTRL+SHIFT+semicolon, then ENTER.

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