Easily Type the Date and Time

ShortKeys can type the date and time as part of the shortkey replacement text. It can even insert a date a certain number of days into the future or past.


Several date/time formats are predefined or you can use the Custom Date/Time function to specify nearly any format you need. Below are a few examples.

Customer Delivery

Sample shortkey text

Your Home Delivery is Scheduled For: 7/31/20
To protect the investment in your new appliance and maintain the Manufacturer’s Warranty, our delivery agent requires replacement of …


Sample shortkey text

{ This uses sTemp on purpose to prevent the edtCode1Change event getting }
{ triggered during changes made in AdjustLicenseCode -kgh 2/07/20 }

Letters, Emails

Sample shortkey text

Date: 7 August 2020
To: Insight Software Solutions

Process Logging

Sample shortkey text

Load application receive Tuesday, 18 June 2020, 11:26 AM

Modification Date or DateTime Stamp

Sample shortkey text

Document Modified: 9/15/2020 14:45

Revision history
29 May 2020 – Adjusted to leave the Volume control window open for a moment before closing it
14 November 2019 – Updated for Windows 10 and Windows Server 2019 


With ShortKeys, your date and time shortcuts are available and work the same in all programs.