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Topic: add Metadata or XMP info to PDF files
Conf: (P-PDF) Acrobat 6.0, Msg: 89865
From: mjlefevre
Date: 6/14/2003 01:48 AM

hi forum,

Is it true you have to buy expensive applications directly from Adobe to be able to add Metadata or XMP data to a PDF file.
Adobe Acrobat 5 lets you view the XMP data but not add or alter it.

I am currently maintaining a system of 50,000 TIF images with a table in MS SQL Server 7. Each record corresponds to one TIF file and has a pointer to it. I was hoping I could find a way to automate (maybe a COM object) Turning the TIFs into PDFs and attaching the relative info from SQL Server.

Does Adobe Acrobat 6 Pro let you do this?

This sounds like it should be something easy to do.


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