However, that wouldn't resolve the issue of when the intended date was. My real question is whether or not I can turn off WP 5.1's ability to automatically update a date code.Let's say that you sent me a letter that I used as a template that had a date code embedded in it.
Turn off automatic date updating in word
To ensure that an entry is interpreted as text, add an apostrophe at the beginning of the entry. Choose Tools - Auto Correct - Auto Correct Options.
Go to the Localized Options tab and unmark Replace. Choose Tools - Auto Correct - Auto Correct Options.
Thank you;)Thank you My reply to my post may explain what I am really asking.
Can it be turned off so that a letter with a date code of today when opened 2 weeks from now does not update the date but, reflects the date that I typed the letter.
I’m going to start by showing how to undo a single instance of Auto Formatting. Instructions for Word 2003To undo a single Auto Format instance, you can use the same options as in Word 2007: Auto Correct Options and click the Auto Format As You Type tab.