I would like to put current date in format dd-MMM-yy in th subject line of a custom form in Outlook

Kovachev, Viktor 1 Reputation point
2022-10-05T08:17:04.323+00:00

Hey All,
I am trying to create a custom form in Outlook and would like to put standard text and the current date (in format dd-MMM-yy for example 05-Oct-22) in the subject line of the form.
Up until now I was able to put "Standard text" & Date() which returns Standard text 10/05/22.
How can I do it like "Standard Text 05-Oct-22"?

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  1. ChristyZhang-MSFT 21,181 Reputation points Microsoft Vendor
    2022-10-06T03:12:25.84+00:00

    Hi @Kovachev, Viktor ,

    Welcome to our forum!

    Do you mean that you want to add a table in Outlook with the format "Standard Text 05-Oct-22", right?

    If so, please refer to the following steps:
    1.Click Table>Excel Spreadsheet.
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    2.Type the date and select this column, right and click Format Cells...
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    3.In Format Cells window, click Number>Date>14-Mar-12 as shown in the below figure, and click OK.
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    4.Then the format "06-Oct-22" will be displayed. You just need to complete the forum in the Excel Spreadsheet.

    Hope to help you!


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  2. Kovachev, Viktor 1 Reputation point
    2022-10-06T07:11:16.367+00:00

    Hi @ChristyZhang-MSFT , this is not in Excel, I have described it in the subject: "Custom Form in Outlook",
    Please see:
    "I am trying to create a custom form in Outlook and would like to put standard text and the current date (in format dd-MMM-yy for example 05-Oct-22) in the subject line of the form.
    Up until now I was able to put "Standard text" & Date() which returns Standard text 10/05/22.
    How can I do it like "Standard Text 05-Oct-22"?"