Time and Date shortcut key

kbark

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Is there a shortcut key/combo that will input the current date and time, and if so, how do I have the cell display it as mm/yy hh:mm ?
 

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Brian from Maui

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Is there a shortcut key/combo that will input the current date and time, and if so, how do I have the cell display it as mm/yy hh:mm ?

Try Ctrl+; space Ctrl+Shift+; format the cell to your liking.

For date only cTRL+; FOR TIME ONLY CTRL+SHIFT+;
 

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[quote
Try Ctrl+; space Ctrl+Shift+; format the cell to your liking.

But how to format the date part as mm/yy ?[/quote]

The cell that houses the date/time, go to Format/Cells/Number tab/select custom and use mm/yy hh:mm
 

Boller

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The cell that houses the date/time, go to Format/Cells/Number tab/select custom and use mm/yy hh:mm

Doesn't work for me.

Date part is fixed at dd/mm/yy.
 

kbark

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[quote
Try Ctrl+; space Ctrl+Shift+; format the cell to your liking.

But how to format the date part as mm/yy ?

The cell that houses the date/time, go to Format/Cells/Number tab/select custom and use mm/yy hh:mm[/quote]

Thank you everyone, this worked-out great! Thanks for the fast help
 

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