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I use Office 2007 I cannot find the date a document was created, as in the older versions of Office. I have tried exactly what MS says to do and there are no advanced settings under the 'prepare' 'properties' tab.

the only other advice was to create a date each time you create a new document. I guess putting that in the document name.

How can I make sure I can see when a document was created in Office, word, ppt, xlsx, etc.

thanks.

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Exactly what does MS say to do? It would help if you could explain your steps. –  teylyn Jul 9 '13 at 3:30
    
There is no way to explicitly find out the original created date, only the most recently created date. For future, you can set it up to do what you want, but what I do is always save-as and use a version number and date –  Raystafarian Jul 13 '13 at 11:11
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