As this name of this plugin suggests, the Insert Date/Time plugin allows you to insert the date and/or time at the current cursor position. To enable this plugin, select gedit ▸ Preferences ▸ Plugins ▸ Insert Date/Time. To use the plugin, press Edit ▸ Insert Date and Time.
By default, the Insert Date/Time plugin will prompt you to choose your preferred date/time format each time that you use the plugin. However, you can choose your own default date and time format by selecting gedit ▸ Preferences ▸ Plugins ▸ Insert Date/Time ▸ Configure.
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