In my SharePoint document library, I have a date column with a default date (i.e. today's date). This works fine.
My problem is: whenever I update the document itself, or any other metadata besides this date column, the version history shows this date column has changed for every version - even though its value was not changed. It's cluttering the view and will make auditing difficult.
What am I likely doing wrong here? Here is the field setup: