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Discussion in 'Business Applications' started by riddell, Jul 20, 2006.

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  1. riddell

    riddell Thread Starter

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    Can anyone help I am creating a templet in word and need to create a merge field which equals todays date plus 44 days i.e If todays date = 20 Th July then the merge field should display 2nd September 2006.

    Thanks in anticipation
     
  2. bomb #21

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    Welcome to the board, riddell.

    This has been covered here before (although good luck with finding it!)

    If it were me, I'd insert a link to a cell in an Excel file containing a formula such as =TODAY()+44.

    You could try some VBA, such as:

    Sub Date_44()
    Dim mBefore As Date
    mBefore = Format(DateAdd("d", 44, Date), "dd mmmm yyyy")
    Selection.InsertBefore mBefore
    End Sub


    (from http://word.mvps.org/FAQs/MacrosVBA/DateOfPrevMonth.htm -- loosely)

    hth,
    bomb
     
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