Insert the date and time into a form or report

  1. Open the form or report in Layout view.

ShowHow?

In the Navigation Pane, right-click the form or report and click Layout View Button image on the shortcut menu.

  1. On the Format tab, in the Controls group, click Date and Time. Button image

The Date and Time dialog box appears.

  1. Clear the Include Date check box if you do not want to include the date.
  2. If you want to include the date, click the date format that you want to use.
  3. Clear the Include Time check box if you do not want to include the time.
  4. If you want to include the time, click the time format that you want to use.

A sample of the date and time information in the formats you have chosen appears in the Sample area of the dialog box.

  1. Click OK.

The date and time information is added to the form or report.

 Note   On a form, the date and time fields show the system date and time at which that the form was opened. On a report, the date and time fields show the system date and time at which the page containing the fields was printed or previewed.

 
 
Applies to:
Access 2007