[poppler] Getting metadata?
krh at bitplanet.net
Fri Mar 4 21:53:17 PST 2005
Brad Hards wrote:
> I'm working on a conversion of the KDE PDF meta-data plugin to Poppler - it
> current exec()'s pdfinfo. I have it working for the more standard things,
> such as number of pages, whether it is encrypted, whether it is linearised,
> and which PDF version the document is.
> I'm having trouble figuring out some of the deeper stuff, like how to get the
> date/time for creation and modification, and what the fonts are. I saw
> readMetadata(), and gave that a try (calling GooString->getCString() on the
> result), but it segfaulted.
> So given a PDFDoc object, how do I extract and convert the metadata?
If you were getting this data from pdfinfo before, I'd suggest taking a
look at the source code for that tool -- it's only 377 lines of code, so
it should be pretty easy to figure out what's going on.
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