Adding the current date in the footer is very easy using Excel Macros! You can customize the text even as you see fit if prefer something else instead of the current date.
Make sure your Excel has the Developer Tab enabled following this tutorial.
I explain how you can do this below step by step!
What does it do?
Add the current date to the footer
Copy Source Code:
Sub AddDateInFooter() 'For this example, we are using the left footer to show the date With ActiveSheet.PageSetup .LeftFooter = "&D" .CenterFooter = "" .RightFooter = "" End With ActiveWindow.View = xlNormalView End Sub
STEP 1: Go to Developer > Code > Visual Basic
STEP 2: Paste in your code and Select Save. Close the window afterwards.
STEP 3: Let us test it out!
Go to Developer > Code > Macros
Make sure your macro is selected. Click Run.
To check if the header did get added, go to File > Print:
Now you should be able to see the current date on your footer!
How to Add Date In Footer Using Macros In Excel