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Header/Footer formatting question.

  • To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
  • Subject: [mg21625] Header/Footer formatting question.
  • From: bt585 at freenet.carleton.ca (Michael Chang)
  • Date: Tue, 18 Jan 2000 02:35:13 -0500 (EST)
  • Organization: The National Capital FreeNet
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

Hi everyone,

I'm running Mathematica 3.0.x on Windoze NT, and would like the *current*
date to appear as

Monday January 17, 2000 (say ... this is today's date)

in my (left) footer.  In the past, the command given to me was

Cell[ TextData[ {ValueBox[ "Date"]}], "Header"]

in the File->Printing Settings->Headers and Footers menu.  This used to
work alright, and output

12/25/99 (say)

for December 25, 1999.  Unfortunately, now it only outputs

1/17/0

Is there a way that I can get the current date to automatically appear as

Monday January 17, 2000 (say)

or, at the least,
1/17/00

Thanks very much!

Mike


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