How do I insert the current date/time?

With Type Pilot, you can insert the current date / time.

Create a new phrase, where you are going to use current time (date).

In the Edit Phrase window, go to the Insert | Time menu item and select a desired time format string. You can also click Custom… item to define your own format.

Type Pilot: Insert Time

The following string is inserted.

String to insert date/time

Complete your phrase and assign a keyword (for example, tm) to it.

Assign a keyword to the date/time string

Now, if you enter this keyword anywhere, you get the current time.

The current time is inserted into your message

You may wish to insert current date and time into your letter signature, as in the following example:

Example of inserting date/time into signature


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