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I am using MSWord to create a document to plan my week, I want to automatically update a date range automatically before I print it.

e.g. for today's date I'd want to display

18/06/2012 - 29/06/2012

I have inserted a Field with DATE for the first half, but want to automatically calculate the second by inserting e.g. DATE+11.

How can I do this?

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This seems to be a lot more complicated than it appears.

This link gives instructions on how to do it:

And because this is so complicated, here is a Word document with macros for various date functions:

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Not so complicated for the single case: Sub IncrementDateByElevenDays() Selection.InsertDateTime Format((Date + 11), "dd/MM/yyyy") End Sub – StuperUser Jun 19 '12 at 10:46
Unfortunately, using a macro doesn't automatically update the field when opening the document. Is there a way to do this? – StuperUser Jun 19 '12 at 15:34

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