the date in our drawing sheet format

Another one...
I have $PRP:"SW-Short Date" in out sheet format border to place today's
date. This works great but has always bugged me that if you opened the
drawing on a later date this field would change. Is there a 'automatic' way
to accomplish the same thing but make make the field a string so that only
when the sheet format is first selected the date will update?
thanks,
Jeff
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Not Necessarily Me
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In short NO.
I set up my template to have the text for the create date and the Dwn By as named notes through a macro. Then when anyone creates a new drawing I have the macro run automatically and get the user name and short date and enter them into the appropraite fields. It would be better done as an Add-In though since It doesn't keep running if any other macros end because of a bug in them or if you are editing another macro and hit stop.
Corey
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CS
Kent had that feature in his Custom Property Manager - a "Created Date" button that would assign the date that would not update automatically
KentContract.com
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Steve Rauenbuehler

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