open a new drawing in the format that you want
RMB and edit format
Click the Note toolbar button or
Insert ➪ Annotations ➪ Note.
Place the note on/in position and format toolbar appears.
Click Link to Property button in the text format pane
This displays the Link to Property dialog box,
select linked property from the drop down list
eg- long date/short date-last saved
complete by saving as newly renamed template
hope this gets you started
have a good'n kelef
thanx mate the company send me their template and I was updating part names and dates manually for each drawing