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DateCreated Property

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  1. Syntax
  2. Remarks
  3. Examples

Returns the date and time that the specified file or folder was created. Read-only.




The object is always a File or Folder object.


The following code illustrates the use of the DateCreated property with a file:

Function ShowFileInfo(filespec)
   Dim fso, f
   Set fso = CreateObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject")
   Set f = fso.GetFile(filespec)
   ShowFileInfo = "Created: " & f.DateCreated
End Function

Run this code in Immediate Window:

Debug.Print ShowFileInfo("D:\myfile.txt")


Created: 2022/4/13 16:14:52

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