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Re: Header/Footer formatting question.

  • To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
  • Subject: [mg21697] Re: Header/Footer formatting question.
  • From: changpoohbear at my-deja.com
  • Date: Sat, 22 Jan 2000 02:53:03 -0500 (EST)
  • References: <8615sh$juk@smc.vnet.net> <8697vf$6gp@smc.vnet.net>
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com


Thanks very much!  This works great!

Mike :)

In article <8697vf$6gp at smc.vnet.net>,
  paulh at wolfram.com (P.J. Hinton) wrote:
> In article <8615sh$juk at smc.vnet.net>,
>  bt585 at freenet.carleton.ca (Michael Chang) writes:
>
> > 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
>
> Try these on for size.
>
> This will produce:
>
> <Day Name>, <Month Name> <Day>, <Full Year>
>
> Cell[TextData[ ValueBox["DateLong"]]]
>
> This next example will produce:
>
> <Month>/<Day>/<Full Year>
>
> Cell[TextData[{ValueBox["Month"], "/", ValueBox["Day"], "/",
>   ValueBox["Year"]}]]
>
> --
> P.J. Hinton
> Mathematica Programming Group           paulh at wolfram.com
> Wolfram Research, Inc.
> Disclaimer: Opinions expressed herein are those of the author alone.
>
>


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