Re: Variable Date

From: Alan Horkan <>
Date: Thu Feb 24 2005 - 18:10:51 CET

On Thu, 24 Feb 2005, Dom Lachowicz wrote:

> Date: Thu, 24 Feb 2005 06:03:41 -0800 (PST)
> From: Dom Lachowicz <>
> To: AbiWord-User <>
> Subject: Re: Variable Date
> Hi Keith,
> You want:
> Insert->Field->Data and Time->Custom date/time.
> In the "Extra Parameters" box, enter this:
> %dth %B %Y
> The "Custom" date/time field accepts the same format
> as the Unix strftime() system routine. I know that's
> not the most intuitive interface in the world, but I
> suppose it can get the job done.

I feel like I should file and bug report asking to add some of this
information to the Documentation

or maybe I could more easily add it to the FAQ instead

but if any users interested in helping out and looking to try
something then perhaps this is just the task they are looking for.

(If no one else adds either of these I'll try and remember to do them
later in the week.)


Alan Horkan

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