Word 2003 Date Autofill

Posted on 2011-02-28
Last Modified: 2012-05-11
I would like a table cell in Word 2003 to autofill with the current date PLUS 14 days.  I can autofill with the current date but I need an experation date field.r
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Plantwiz earned 500 total points
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Very easy:

Here is a nice explanation already typed, but basically you want {={Date} + 14}
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That is fairly simple if you use VBA:

ActiveDocument.Tables(1).Cells(1,1).Range.text = Format(DateAdd("d",14, Now"), "dd/MM/yyyy")

If you want to use a Word fields it can be much more difficult. See this site:
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Actually, You may wish to look at


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Greatly appreciated.  Graham, unfortunatley I'm not familiar with VBA, but the link was informative.
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Thank you and good luck!

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