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Topic: Serious Flaw (or Change) to CAcroPDDoc's SetInfo method!!!
Conf: (P-PDF) Developers, Msg: 127588
From: oakrisse
Date: 2/11/2005 12:31 PM

We've been doing a lot of automation particularly setting standard (title, author, subject, keywords) and extended properties using the "SetInfo" method (of CAcroPDDoc). This has worked great in 5.x and 6.x (did not use 4.x).

But don't do this in 7.0. Do this using SetInfo for example:

objDoc.SetInfo "Title", "User Manual"
objDoc.SetInfo "Author", "E. P. Raymundo"
objDoc.SetInfo "Subject", "Manual"
objDoc.SetInfo "Keywords", "nuts, bolts, dismantle"

and you'll get:

Title = "Title"
Author = "Author"
Subject = "Subject"
Keyword = "Keywords"

SetInfo for "Custom" properties still work! But why would Adobe do this (if it's deliberate) - we earn our living automating this stuff!

regards,

Rico Raymundo
Principal Developer - Netimpact Online Publishing


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