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ExtractXMPMetadata(string,string) Method

Summary

Extracts all XMP metadata from the source file and saves it to the destination XML file.

Syntax
C#
VB
C++
public void ExtractXMPMetadata( 
   string sourceFileName, 
   string destFileName 
) 
Public Overloads Sub ExtractXMPMetadata( _ 
   ByVal sourceFileName As String, _ 
   ByVal destFileName As String _ 
)  
public: 
void ExtractXMPMetadata(  
   String^ sourceFileName, 
   String^ destFileName 
)  

Parameters

sourceFileName
A String containing the source image file from which the metadata should be read.

destFileName
A String containing the destination filename to which the metadata should be written in XML format.

Remarks

The file referenced by sourceFileName must be a file format that supports XMP. For example PNG, PDF, JPEG, TIFF and SVG.

To determine if a file format supports XMP, use MetadataItemsSupported.

Example
C#
using Leadtools; 
using Leadtools.Codecs; 
using Leadtools.ImageProcessing; 
using Leadtools.ImageProcessing.Color; 
using Leadtools.Svg; 
using LeadtoolsExamples.Common; 
 
public static void ExtractXMPMetadataExample() 
{ 
   // The source file 
   string srcFileName = Path.Combine(ImagesPath.Path, "Leadtools.pdf"); 
   string xmlFileName = Path.Combine(ImagesPath.Path, "XMP.xml"); 
   string dstFileName = Path.Combine(ImagesPath.Path, "cannon.jpg"); 
 
   using (var codecs = new RasterCodecs()) 
   { 
      try 
      { 
         //Extract XMP Metadata & save it to a XML file. 
         codecs.ExtractXMPMetadata(srcFileName, xmlFileName); 
 
         /* 
          Add/Update Metadata in the XML file using any XML parser(if needed). 
         */ 
 
         //Save XMP Metadata to a destination file using XML file that contains XMP Metadata. 
         codecs.SaveXMPMetadata(xmlFileName, dstFileName); 
      } 
      catch (RasterException ex) 
      { 
         Console.WriteLine(ex.Message); 
      } 
   } 
} 

Requirements

Target Platforms

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