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How can I set the date/time stamp to appear in the pictures I take? I also need to know how to then take new pictures without the date/time.

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The date and time (and a lot more) are stored with every picture in its EXIF metadata. Any photo viewing/editing program should be able to display this data. To print this data, please consult the documentation for whatever program you're using to print your pictures. Depending on the program and printer you may print the date on the image, in the margins, or on the back. If you don't want the date printed, turn off this option.

Posted on Sep 30, 2012

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    The date and time (and a lot more) are stored with every picture in its EXIF metadata. Any photo viewing/editing program should be able to display this data. To print this data, please consult the documentation for whatever program you're using to print your pictures. Depending on the program and printer you may print the date on the image, in the margins, or on the back. If you don't want the date printed, turn off this option.

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SOURCE: Canon SD 1000 time and date stamp on downloaded photo

You can download the manual from the link below: http://www.usa.canon.com/consumer/controller?act=ModelInfoAct&tabact=DownloadDetailTabAct&fcategoryid=323&modelid=14901 From page 37 of the manual it looks like you can only select the time stamp in "postcard" mode. Also the date & time need to be set in the camera first. Please update the question & let us know if the information given was useful to you - Good Luck!

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SOURCE: I AM TRYING TO SET THE DATE & TIME TO APPEAR ON MY PHOTOS.

you can only do date and time stamp under function button go to bottom where you can change size of pictures -go to right to W or wide-this is only setting you can do date time stamp on-when you change pic size and go back to menu you will see it highlighted and you can now turn it on-equals about a 2-3 megapixel size picture only-also just leave settings alone and have printer add it-date and time our always in pic data and most printers can add it

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SOURCE: Setting date and time on the picture

OK, I FOUND SOME INFO ON A WEBSITE THAT I'M GOING TO HOTLINK FOR YOU. SEEMS LIKE THE ONLY WAY YOU CAN DATE/TIME STAMP A PHOTO IS TO HAVE THE CAMERA IN THE POSTCARD MODE. YOU CAN READ ABOUT THIS IN THE WEBSITE I'VE LINKED FOR YOU. HOPE THIS SOLVES YOUR QUESTION, AND IF YOU NEED MORE HELP, REPLY TO:ARCLIGHT1217. IF THIS HELPS, PLEASE REMEMBER TO RATE THIS SOLUTION. THANKS!


http://www.imaging-resource.com/PRODS/SD750/SD750A3.HTM

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Posted on Nov 13, 2008

SOURCE: cannot turn date stamp on in menu settings.

Date stamp is only possible when you set the resolution (picture size) at "Postcard 1600x1200" option, if the date stamp is set to "Date & Time" or "Date" option

Posted on Aug 11, 2009

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SOURCE: date time stamp

The camera must be set in the Postcard mode under the resolution setting (L, M1, M2, M3, S, Postcard) on the function menu. Press Function, scroll down to bottom, then scroll to the Postcard mode and press the Set button.

Posted on Sep 08, 2009

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To set the date and time stamp on pictures, Follow the given instructions:
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First of all set the exact and time if your camera:
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  • When the shooting mode is set to <Movie> (g0029623.gif), settings for inserting the date and time cannot be made.
  • The following explanations are provided based on the assumption that the [Shooting Mode] is set to <Program AE> (g0034813.gif).



1. Press the <Power> button on the camera.
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2. Press the <FUNC./SET> (g0046915.gif) button.
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3. A screen like the one below will appear on the monitor.
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Select g0013174.gif [Date Stamp] (g0013171.gif) in the [Recording Pixels] section g0013173.gif.
g0013176.gif Press the <MENU> (g0046624.gif) button.


4. A screen like the one below will appear on the monitor.
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g0013173.gif Operate the <directional buttons> left or right to select [Date Stamp] and set it to [Date] or [Date & Time].
g0013174.gif Press the <MENU> (g0046624.gif) button.


5. Press the <FUNC./SET> (g0046915.gif) button.
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6. Make sure that the [Date Stamp] is set and the following screen will appear with the icon (g0013164.gif) in the lower-left corner of the screen.
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7. When shooting with this setting, the date will be embedded in the image as shown below.
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g0013173.gif [Date]
g0013174.gif [Date & Time]
warning: The date, its font and color, and the position where it is displayed cannot be changed. Also, dates and times recorded with [Date Stamp] cannot be deleted.


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