Nikon D40x

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Old 07-11-08, 11:15 AM
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Nikon D40x

Does this camera have a date stamp and how do I turn it on
 
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Old 07-11-08, 12:27 PM
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Your photograph's time & date information should be in the metadata along with: lens focal length, aperture, shutter speed, exposure, metering mode, ISO setting, did flash fire... Most of your camera settings are recorded in the metadata and it is not a feature you turn on/off. The data is always recorded with the image. You can access the basic data through the viewer in your camera probably with the histogram, and most all photo editing and viewing software will show you all the data.
 

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Old 07-11-08, 07:34 PM
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I looked at the user manual for your camera and it does not appear as if you can set the camera to superimpose the date on your images.

As said, image data is recorded with each picture file.
In XP and Vista you can see the date if you hover on an image.

If you wanted to view more image details than what Windows will show the free program Exifer is pretty handy.
 
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Old 07-12-08, 02:19 PM
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If your camera is saving in RAW mode then XP and Vista will only tell you the date if you hover over the file. If you are saving in .jpg format then Vistas stock picture viewer software is pretty good and will give you ALL the photograph data if you go under the "file" tab and then select "properties".
 
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