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Add Date In Footer Using Macros In Excel

Adding the current date in the footer is very easy using Excel Macros! You can customize the... read more

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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

Final Result: 

Add Date In Footer Using Macros In Excel

Exercise Workbook:

Add Date In Footer Using Macros In Excel | MyExcelOnline

Download excel workbookAdd-Date-In-Footer.xlsm


STEP 1: Go to Developer > Code > Visual Basic

Add Date in Footer

 

STEP 2: Paste in your code and Select Save. Close the window afterwards.

Add Date In Footer Using Macros In Excel

 

STEP 3: Let us test it out!

Go to Developer > Code > Macros

Add Date in Footer

 

Make sure your macro is selected. Click Run.

Add Date In Footer Using Macros In Excel

To check if the header did get added, go to File > Print:Add Date In Footer Using Macros In Excel

Now you should be able to see the current date on your footer!

Add Date In Footer Using Macros In Excel

 

How to Add Date In Footer Using Macros In Excel

 

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