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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 
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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