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How do I make a variable date field fixed when saved as a new file? [closed]

asked 2014-11-07 17:37:11 +0200

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updated 2016-03-05 22:07:25 +0200

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I have made a journal template with a variable date field in the header so that each time I want to make a new journal entry, I open the template and the current date is automatically inserted. This is very handy and I like it. It saves me from having to look up the date and time. However, when I save this file and archive it, I don't want the date to update each time the file is opened. How do I make the variable date fixed when saved as a new file without changing the template?

I am using Windows 8, 64 bit, libreoffice writer version 4.2.6.3,

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answered 2014-11-07 18:00:19 +0200

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You will have to change the template and replace the variable date field by the fixed date field. When creating a new document from the template the field will not keep the template date but lookup the current date. After that it will never change.

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