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Edit Metadata w/javaScript?

Jul 31, 2012 7:25 AM

My question is can this be done. I have been able to add metadata to a document in Indesign using a script however the document gets exported as seperate pages to PDF. So I am wondering if I can edit the metadata once its exported to reflect the single page info.


Thanks Brett G.

  • George Johnson
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    Aug 6, 2012 9:15 AM   in reply to Gonterman1201

    In Acrobat 9 Pro, the Document Properties button "Additional Metadata" reveals a different "Advanced" from the tab with the same name available under Document Properties.  This more hidden Advanced lets one save and import the XMP metadata.  Thus one can export a PDF's XMP metadata, tweak it in a text editor, and stick it back.  Tony Hammond blogged about modifying XMP metadata as early as 2007, describing some of the issues in doing so programmatically, some of which are embodied in the open-source tool pdfmark.



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