Keyboard Shortcuts for Timestamp

WHPS Tech Tip

As teachers keep track of meeting times with students, you may be interested in some keyboard short cuts that you can use in Google Sheets for logging purposes.

You may want to quickly insert a timestamp in Google Sheets to mark activity. If you want to insert a timestamp in one cell (or a few cells), you can use these keyboard shortcuts:

To Insert the Current Date

Control + : (hold the Control key and press the colon key)

To Insert the Current Time

Control + Shift + : (hold the Control and Shift keys and press the colon key).