Created by

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The Created by data type mceclip1.png is for displaying a non-editable user value showing who created the row. Created by cells generally default to the creator of the worksheet in a format similar to the User data type. However, if a different user adds a new row, Created by will reflect who added the row. The Created by data type is a System data type that restricts data in a column and automatically adds the corresponding data. 

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The Created by data type has few settings, as the data in cells cannot be changed. However, like other text data types, you can adjust the formatting of cells in a Created by column using the formatting toolbar. 

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Created by is one of Spreadsheet.com's automatic column-level data types. Make sure to check out the Created at data type, as well as the Updated by and Updated at data types. All of our column-level data types are listed in our introduction to data types article.