How Do I Insert Last Modified Date in Excel Header or Footer

This post will guide you how to insert the last modified data into header or footer in your current worksheet in Excel. How do I insert last modified date into header or footer with VBA macro in Excel 2013/2016.

Now you can easily to insert the workbook information, such as: filename, file path, current date into the header or footer by clicking commands. and there is no built-in command to insert last modified date and time into header or footer in your curret worksheet in Excel. And this tutorial explains how to use VBA macro to achieve the result.

Insert Last Modified Date into Header or Footer with VBA Macro


Assuming that you have a worksheet, and you wish to insert the last modified date and time into the header or footer, and you can use the following VBA macro to accomplish the result, just do the following steps:

Step1: open your worksheet that you wish to insert the last modified data into the header or footer.

Step2: click on “Visual Basic” command under DEVELOPER Tab, or just press “ALT+F11” shortcut.

Get the position of the nth using excel vba1

Step3: then the “Visual Basic Editor” window will appear.

Step4: double click ThisWorkbook in the VBAProject pane to open code window.
insert last modified date into header1

Step5: paste the below VBA code  into the code window. Then clicking “Save” button.

Private Sub Workbook_BeforeSave(ByVal SaveAsUI As Boolean, Cancel As Boolean)
    ActiveSheet.PageSetup.CenterHeader = "Last Modified Date " & Format(Date, "mm-dd-yy") & " " & Time
End Sub

insert last modified date into header2

Step6: You should see that the last modified date has been inserted into header in your worksheet.

insert last modified date into header3

Note: if you want to insert the last modified date into footer in your worksheet, and you just need to use the following vba macro code:

Private Sub Workbook_BeforeSave(ByVal SaveAsUI As Boolean, Cancel As Boolean)
    ActiveSheet.PageSetup.CenterFooter = "Last Modified Date " & Format(Date, "mm-dd-yy") & " " & Time
End Sub

x
How to Remove Line Breaks Carriage Returns in Excel
 

 

 

 

Related Posts

VBA Macro For VLOOKUP From Another Sheet
vba macro for vlookup from another sheet1

In the previous post, you should know that how to fix or remove the #N/A error when using VLOOKUP formula to lookup value from another sheet. And this post will show you how to use VBA code to vlookup data ...

How To Insert Comments in Protected Worksheet in Excel
insert commetns in protected workshee3

This post will show you how to allow comments in a protected worksheet in Excel. You can easily to insert comments into cells in a normal worksheet in Excel, but if want to insert a comment in a worksheet that ...

How To Convert Text to Upper Cases(Using VBA) in Excel
convert text to upper cases1

This post will show you how to switch from lower case to upper case in Excel. and I am going to show you two different ways of converting text to upper cases using formula or VBA macro in Excel 2013,Excel ...

How To Hide Every Other Row in Excel (Using VBA)
hide every other row1

This post will show you how to hide alternate rows or columns in Excel or how to hide every third, fourth, fifth row or column in Excel. If you want to hide every other row in your current worksheet, how ...

How to Disable the Save As Prompt in Excel
disable save as prompt1

This post will show you how to use a VBA Macro to save an Excel file and overwrite any existing file without a prompt so that you are going to get the little window that says file already exists do ...

How to Count Cells that Contain even or odd numbers in Excel
count cells that contain even numbers5

This post will guide you how to count the number of cells that contain odd or even numbers within a range of cells using a formula in Excel 2013/2016.How do I count cells that contain odd numbers through the use ...

How to Count Cells that Contain negative Numbers in Excel

This post will guide you how to count the number of cells that contain negative numbers within a range of cells using a formula in Excel 2013/2016.You can count the number of negative numbers in your data using easy functions ...

How to Count Cells Are Not Blank or Empty in Excel
count non blank nonempty cells5

This post will guide you how to count cells that are not blank or empty in a given range cells using a formula in Excel 2013/2016.How do I count the number of cells that are not blank in a particular ...

How to Count Cells Less Than a Specific Value in Excel
count cells lessr than5

This post will guide you how to count the number of cells less than a particular numeric value in a given range cells using a formula in Excel 2013/2016. How do I count cells that are less than a specific ...

How to Count Cells Greater Than a Specific Value in Excel
count cells greater than 5

This post will guide you how to count the number of cells greater than a particular numeric value in a given range cells using a formula in Excel 2013/2016. How do I count cells that are greater than a specific ...

Sidebar