I created a list from a template where one of the views is filtered using the "[Me]" value of the "Created By field" so users can only view their entry and their entry only. Now, in the new list I created from the template, the "Created By" are all shown as myself and not the folks who originally created the item.

Since I found out you can't change the "Created By" field, is there another way or view that can single out items that the users created and not see anyone elses?

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To make user can only see items created by himself and not see anyone else, you can modify view->set filter like: Created By is equal to [Me]:

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  • Yes, that is correct however, my issue is, I saved from a template along with the data and now each item in the new copy is showing me as created by. I need to bring over the created by from the old data...maybe upload via Excel?
    – adams-j
    May 26, 2020 at 12:00

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