Stop word from auto dating

24-Sep-2019 18:01

If you're using an Office 365 subscription to access Word, Excel, Outlook, and Power Point, you've probably noticed new visual changes and features appear quite frequently.

This is because Office, similar to Windows 10, uses automatic updates to ensure that apps are always up to date with the latest security patches, improvements, and features.

It’s easy to have Word insert your date automatically each time you open a new Word document but it will update every document each time you open a Word document that you have written in the past as well.

If you decide to turn on Automatic Update I advise you to add the date that you created the document in the title i.e.

In Word 2007 I created a Template and inserted a date field.

Preformat the cells you want to enter numbers into as Text.Suppose you type “2-2” in Excel it becomes “02-Feb” automatically, so to prevent this automatic formatting of numbers into date in Excel follow simple steps below.