I also want to make sure all of you know we have your backs.
Despite that, you might find users prefer a quick macro.
The idea might seem like overkill — but if a simple macro eliminates user confusion and mistakes, a macro is worth the effort. The False value enters the date or time as a string.
Word offers a couple of features for entering the current date and time, but they can confuse users.
With just a little training, you can eliminate that confusion.
Or you can provide a couple of macros that do exactly what your users need, without the confusion the built-in features sometimes cause.