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The camera will not record the date on pictures

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    Camera models manufactured between 2006-2010 do not have a superimpose function to display the date stamp on pictures. However, the time and date can be printed on images from a computer using the Microsoft Paint® software. Additionally, if the camera is compatible with Canon® PictBridge™ technology, the time or date can be added to a picture by a printer that also has built-in PictBridge technology.


    • Some current camera models (manufactured starting from 2011) now have the Write Date feature which will record a shooting date on a still image. To see if your camera has the Write Date feature, check the specifications. Manuals are posted on your model support page.
    • More information is available about the Write Date feature .