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MS Word / Office 2010 - Date Picker

Posted on 2013-06-28
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Hi All

I recently discovered that the date picker was removed from office 2010, I followed the widely publicized instructions to return this to Office (and it works well)

BUT... for the life of me I am unable to find any explanation as to why MS removed this?!

Does anyone know the reason?
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Just because ;)
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Well... it certainly seems to be the case! But seriously why remove a date picker, how random!

How infuriating!!
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It wasn't the DatePicker that was removed, but the Calendar control.  There is still a little DatePicker control for Access textboxes, though.  Here is a link to a Microsoft KB article on this topic:

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/office/gg251104(v=office.14).aspx
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Thanks Helen - I had a quick look but will read in more detail later.
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wow this one totally slipped off the radar...
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MacroShadow was probably right... Helen's info was somewhat more useful ;-)
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