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Manual update of date field [closed]

asked 2017-02-20 13:52:10 +0100

Ole Tange gravatar image

https://ask.libreoffice.org/en/questi... explains very well the difference between fixed and automatic.

Is it possible to update a fixed field?

So far I have used the workaround: Convert to automatic. Convert to fixed.

But is there a 'update fixed field' that I am not aware of?

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answered 2017-02-20 19:48:33 +0100

floris v gravatar image

See https://help.libreoffice.org/Writer/I... - fixed fields are meant to be fixed, that is they will not be updated. If you want to automatically update a field in a document, you shouldn't make it fixed.

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If I start of with a template-like document, which I want to edit and save as a new file, I might want to keep the date fields fixed in general, but update them once while creating the new file.

quazgar gravatar imagequazgar ( 2019-09-17 15:43:15 +0100 )edit
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answered 2017-02-20 17:01:09 +0100

Gerry gravatar image

I also do "Convert to automatic. Convert to fixed", but maybe there is a better solution.

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