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How can I get the date to appear on my images?

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The date / time feature is a display function, only, but does not imprint data on the image file. In order to include this information, an image file must first be imported to the computer. Image-editing software (such as Adobe PhotoShop) must then be used to create data characters.

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The date and time (and a lot more) are stored with every photo in its EXIF metadata. If you want the date printed on your photos then please refer to the documentation for whatever program you're using to print. Depending on the program and printer you may have the option of printing the date on the image, in the margins, or on the back.

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Date appearing on my images, how do I remove it?


Press FUNC/SET, then use up/down to select L. Select the mountain with the clock in front of it. Press left/right to select L.

For full details, see the section "Inserting the Date and Time" in the manual.

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Displaying time and date when printing


The date/time cannot be deleted once it is embedded in the image. To turn off the date/time deselect the date/time stamping by following procedure:
These instructions explain how to insert the date in images.
attention:
  • The [Date Stamp] cannot be deleted from the image data once it has been recorded because the date is written in as an image.
  • When selecting [Date Stamp] , [Recording Pixels] is set to 1600 x 1200 pixels and the compression (image quality) to [Fine].
  • 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.


If you need a manual for the A480, you can download it from:

http://www.usa.canon.com/consumer/controller?act=ModelInfoAct&tabact=DownloadDetailTabAct&fcategoryid=320&modelid=18155

Please rate this solution. Thanks.

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How to select date stamp on canon powershot a640?


You can print the date on image when Postcard is selected. The date will be printed on your images even if it has not been set at the computer or printer.

* Ensure that the camera's date/time is set beforehand.
* Set the camera to a shooting mode (except (Stitch Assist) or Movie).
* Press the <DISPLAY> button so that icons show on the LCD screen.


1. Check that appears on the LCD monitor.
- If it does not, click here to view the procedure for changing the resolution.

2. Press the <MENU> button.

3. Select (Date Stamp) in the [ Rec.] menu using the or buttons.



4. Select [Off], [Date] or [Date & Time] using or .



5. Press the <MENU> button to exit the menu.

6. Shoot the image.
- The Date or Date & Time will be embedded into the actual image.

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Can not get dates to show up on photos


You can embed the date on image data when (Postcard) is selected. The date will be printed on your images even if it has not been set at the computer or printer.

* Ensure that the camera's date/time is set beforehand.
* Set the camera to a shooting mode (except (Stitch Assist) or Movie).
* Press the <DISPLAY> button so that icons show on the LCD screen.


1. Check that appears on the LCD monitor.
- If it does not, click here to view the procedure for changing the resolution.

2. Press the <MENU> button.

3. Select (Date Stamp) in the [ Rec.] menu using the or buttons.



4. Select [Off], [Date] or [Date & Time] using or .



5. Press the <MENU> button to exit the menu.

6. Shoot the image.
- The Date or Date & Time will be embedded into the actual image.

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Here is an excerpt from the Handbook, which can be downloaded from:
http://pdf.crse.com/manuals/2899987111.pdf
"This camera does not have a feature for superimposing dates on images (page 98). You can print or save images with the date using "Picture Motion Browser" (page 78).

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The date doesn't appear on photo when printed.


By default Olympus cameras do not print the date on the images when they are downloaded to a PC. Olympus does not include this functionality because they feel that it detracts from image quality. There is a function of the camera called print order that you can set that it will print the date on the images but this is only if you take the card to a photo processing store. However if you use the Olympus Master software and print the images that you have previously transferred there is a check box in the print setting window that you can add the date and or time to the printed image.

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The date doesn't actually appear on the image. It's embedded in the data. You can see the date/time stamp by right-clicking on the image and selecting properties. You should see the date taken, date modified, etc..

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