Re: doc metadata - practical uses for it ?

Subject: Re: doc metadata - practical uses for it ?
From: Scott Turner <quills -at- airmail -dot- net>
To: Monique Semp <monique -dot- semp -at- earthlink -dot- net>
Date: Sat, 23 Jul 2016 16:26:28 -0500

The title in File Info can be used to make a PDF fIle display something more meaningful than the Filename in the window bar.

> On Jul 23, 2016, at 13:05, Monique Semp <monique -dot- semp -at- earthlink -dot- net> wrote:
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> Hello, WR-L-ers,
>
> Iâm working on a presentation that includes a discussion about metadata. I started explaining how to create metadata in different tools, but then it hit me that Iâve never actually used any of the metadata that Iâve added into docs, and never seen anyone extract metadata for any use...
>
> So, can anyone cite any real-world (or at least recognizably practical, do-able, and useful) examples of making use of metadata?
>
> Specifically, Iâm thinking of:
> * The <meta> element in DITA topics/maps.
> * Unstructured FrameMakerâs File Info elements (Author, Title, Subject, Keywords, etc.).
> * Wordâs Document Properties, both the Custom tabâs defaults and user-added properties.
> * Flareâs topic types and custom file tags.
>
> Looking for ideas,
> -Monique
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