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Helper II
Helper II

How do I set a SharePoint list column to today's date

How to I set a SharePoint List column to Today's date? Anytime and item is modified, I want to set a column to today's date.

I have not been able to get this to work.

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Helper II
Helper II

I ended up using this expression "formatDateTime(utcNow(),'yyyy-MM-dd')" when I update the item, and it seems to be working fine. 

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Super User II
Super User II

Hello @Spawn10 ,

do you need a separate column for that? There's already default 'Modified' date column in SharePoint that contains the date/time of the last update.



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Helper II
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I ended up using this expression "formatDateTime(utcNow(),'yyyy-MM-dd')" when I update the item, and it seems to be working fine. 

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