Options.CreateBackup property (Word)

True if Word creates a backup copy each time a document is saved. Read/write Boolean.


expression. CreateBackup

expression A variable that represents a 'Options' object.


The CreateBackup and AllowFastSave properties cannot be set to True concurrently.


This example sets Word to automatically create a backup copy, and then it saves the active document.

Options.CreateBackup = True 

This example returns the current status of the Always create backup copy option on the Save tab in the Options dialog box.

Dim blnBackup As Boolean 
blnBackup = Options.CreateBackup

See also

Options Object

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