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How to automatically insert date of last change in writer [closed]

asked 2018-02-07 18:57:43 +0100

LasseO gravatar image

The field with automatic update of date is very useful. However, all I can find is an automatic date of when the document was last opened. Is there a way to tell Libreoffice (writer) to insert the date of the last change of the document?

That is, opening an old document does not set today's date, but keeps the original date until the document is changed. And when the document is changed, the date is automatically changed to today.

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close date 2018-02-09 13:15:26.823554

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answered 2018-02-07 19:37:42 +0100

ajlittoz gravatar image

updated 2018-02-07 19:38:24 +0100

You already found out about Insert>Field>Other.

In the dialog that pops up, go to Document Property tab (maybe Document Info (I'm not in the English UI at present) and select Changed (or equivalent) and User/Time/Date.

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Thank you for the answer. I inserted such a date in a document yesterday. And today I checked to see what happened with it. It seems to be exactly what I want.

LasseO gravatar imageLasseO ( 2018-02-09 13:13:51 +0100 )edit

You're welcome. I think you chose the wrong closing reason. Since you haven't enough karma points, do you want me to reopen the question, so that you can close it with "right answer" from the dropdown menu?

ajlittoz gravatar imageajlittoz ( 2018-02-09 13:25:06 +0100 )edit

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