Accessing file metadata on windows XP
Tim.Golden at viacom-outdoor.co.uk
Tue Nov 28 11:55:37 CET 2006
[Dennis Lee Bieber]
| > When rightclicking a, for example, pdf file on windows, one normally
| > gets a screen with three or four tags. Clicking on one of
| the summary
| > tag one can get some info like "title", "Author",
| "category", "keyword"
| > etc..
| Doesn't for me... Right-clicking on a PDF gives me a
| pop-up menu to open, print, compress to ZIP, send to
| application in a predefined list, copy/delete/rename,
| and access properties.
OK, I admit I understood that to mean: rightclicking and
selecting Properties (or getting the Property Sheets any
| Unfortunately, you now encounter the difference between Windows
| (right-click/properties/summary) data, and what PDF format itself
| maintains internally
Very true; there is confusion in this particular case. Not sure
if the OP was simply using a PDF as an example, which could have
been a .txt file for example. Or if he wanted to be specific.
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