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The Best Excel Shortcut for Inserting Today's Date

If you're like most people, you probably use Microsoft Excel on a daily basis. And if you're like most people, you probably wish there was an easier way to insert the current date into your spreadsheet. Well, there is! Here's a look at the best shortcut for inserting today's date in Excel.

The first thing you need to do is select the cell where you want the date to appear. Then, simply press the following keys on your keyboard: Ctrl + ;

That's it! The current date will be inserted into the selected cell. Pretty easy, right?

If you want to insert the current date and time, the shortcut is a bit different. First, select the cell where you want the date and time to appear. Then, press the following keys on your keyboard: Ctrl + Shift + ;

That's all there is to it! These two shortcuts will save you a ton of time if you use them on a regular basis.

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