Inserting Dates and Page Numbers
In addition to special characters , you can insert the date and time at the cursor's current position. To do this, select Insert, Date and Time and then click the date and time format from Word's selection list. If you click the Update Automatically option, Word constantly updates the date and time. If you leave the Update Automatically option unchecked, Word maintains the original date and time in the document.
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Press Shift+Alt+D to insert the date at the cursor's location.
If you want Word to insert page numbers at the top or bottom of the document's printed pages, select Insert, Page Numbers. Word displays the Page Numbers dialog box. Select from the Position list to indicate whether you want the page numbers to appear at the top or bottom of the document pages. In addition, you can control the left, center, right, or inside facing -page alignment from the Alignment list box.
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Word can format page numbers in several formats, such as 1, -1-, use Roman numerals, and even letters of the alphabet. Click Format to select from the various page-number format options.