Microsoft Word// Calculating a date based on a REF Field // SUM

Posted on 2008-11-15
Last Modified: 2012-06-21

I enter date on the first page of the document.
November 15, 2008
The name for this field is "DATE" [For more information please see ]

Now i have lot of REF fields in the document that use this field.

I need to create another date which is based on the calculation of 30 days to this date. e.g
New Date = November 15, 2008 + 30 = December 15, 2008

How can i accomplish this without using Macros ? I have never written a macro and do not know abou their usage. I tried this
{=SUM( {Date}+30)}. I get syntax error.

Help is very much appreciated.


Question by:iceb
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    Take a look at the following document that what you are looking for?
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    Calculations on dates are possible within fields, but it is complicated. My favorite explanation for how to do it is at where the various parts of the complex field code structure have been displayed with colours to help differentiate between them.

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