This question has popped up in the forums now and again so I thought I would write a blog post on it.
The solution on how to do this is simple, once you know where to look and how it works. I can understand why some people struggle to find the answer to the question of setting a date field to the current date and time because you don’t see it mentioned very often and it isn’t obvious.
To set the a Date Time value in CRM to a when the workflow was run you can use the dynamic value
This basically does what is says on the tin and sets a Date time value to Execution time of the workflow.
Open up your workflow and choose the Update, select Account entity
To set a field
Select the field and in the example above, I clicked into…
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