Listed below are the steps to insert date in Word 2013 and Word 2010 using Keyboard shortcut
The keyboard shortcut to insert a date in a document in Microsoft Word 2010 is Alt+Shift+D. This would display the default date format that has been set in the Date and Time settings. The default date format in Microsoft Word 2010 can be changed using Insert –> Date & Time option.
To change the Date & Time format, click insert menu and navigate to Text section. Under Text section, click the Date & Time option. This would display the following Date & Time window. Here you can specify the default date and time format and click Ok to apply the changes.