Re: Word Meta Data And PDF Question

Subject: Re: Word Meta Data And PDF Question
From: Peter Gold <peter -at- highsoft -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 01 May 2003 07:40:30 -0500

Try creating the PDF in ASCII, rather than binary format, then open the
ASCII file in a text editor. This should expose all content.

>> John Fleming wrote:
>>> How much, if any, of Word's meta data gets transfered to the
>>> PDF version of a Word file when the PDF file is created?
>>> Anybody here...know where I could find it?
>> Well, I just populated every single editable field in Word's Properties
>> dialog box, set the Convert Doc Info option in PDFMaker, and checked the
>> properties of the resulting output PDF.
>> The only ones that showed up were Title, Subject, Author, and Keywords. None
>> of the zillion optional properties came through.


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