Track Date and Time A Document is Modified using Microsft Word 2007

In a Microsoft Office Word 2007 document it is possible to track modified dates and times from within the document. Instead of manually maintaining a document with a line like Last Modified July 20, 2012, there is built in functionality from within Word that will maintain this date.

Launch Microsoft Word and type something like Last Modified.

  • Go to the Insert tab.
  • Go to the Quick Parts section and select Field … from the dropdown menu.

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  • Select Date and Time under Categories.
  • Then select SaveDate under Field Names.
  • Under Field properties select the desired Date format.
  • Press the OK button.

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In a previously unsaved document as in the case of this one, the date will not be available, only the date formatting.

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Save the document. Note that the date formatting will remained display. Close the saved document and open it back and then the date will display.

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Reference
http://www.howtogeek.com/79859/word-2007-track-the-date-and-time-a-document-is-modified/