Besides the F5 and .LOG trick for Notepad, commenters shared some of their personal favorite ways to input date and time in a system you’re using to keep a log of your customer service issue.
- Linux/Mac command line: echo `date` Your Text Here >> log.txt
- Excel: select a cell and press CTRL+; then SPACE then CTRL+SHIFT+;
- Metapad : F6
- Viatalk: dial *99 and the number you want to call and the VoIP will record the conversation, and email it to you, timestamped
- Send an email to yourself.