Options.CreateBackup property (Word)
True if Word creates a backup copy each time a document is saved. Read/write Boolean.
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 ActiveDocument.Save
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
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