My date and time snippets have stopped expanding properly. How do I fix this?

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  5. My date and time snippets have stopped expanding properly. How do I fix this?

Issue: date snippets expanding as raw syntax like %b %e, %Y instead of producing the date.

If you’re seeing this happen it means the affected snippets were originally created in an older version of TypeIt4Me that used a different format for defining date and time and something has prevented them from being updated automatically.

Newer versions of TypeIt4Me put opening and closing symbols around date and time syntax, like this ⊢%b %e, %Y⊣. The ⊢ and ⊣ symbols mark the start and end of the date, creating a container around it so that you can, for example, apply rich formatting to it without the formatting “spilling over” and being inadvertently applied to adjacent content when the date expands.

To get your affected date / time snippets working again, edit them and use the Insert menu to redefine the date / time, replacing the old syntax with the newer format.

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