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Queries all document information as JSON array.

Component Version macOS Windows Linux Server iOS SDK
DynaPDF 10.5 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes
MBS( "DynaPDF.GetDocInfoAsJSON"; PDF )   More


Parameter Description Example
PDF The PDF reference returned from DynaPDF.New. $pdf


Returns JSON or error.


Queries all document information as JSON array.
JSON includes text for various document information properties including Author, Creator, Keywords, Producer, Subject, Title, Company, PDF-X Version, PDF-X Conf, CreationDate and ModDate.
As custom keys can be defined in PDF, those may get included, too.

Alternatively you can use DynaPDF.GetDocInfoCount and loop to call DynaPDF.GetDocInfo individual values.

See also DynaPDF.GetImportDocInfo and DynaPDF.GetImportDocInfoAsJSON for the current open import PDF.

See also GetDocInfoAsJSON function in DynaPDF manual.


Query JSON:

Set Variable [ $JSON; Value: MBS( "DynaPDF.GetDocInfoAsJSON"; PDF ) ]

Example result:
{ "Producer": "DynaPDF", "Title": "Installation", "Creator": "Pages", "CreationDate": "D:20191121163638Z00'00'", "ModDate": "D:20191121163638Z00'00'" }

Query document information:

Set Variable [ $pdf ; Value: MBS("DynaPDF.New") ]
# Load PDF from container
Set Variable [ $r ; Value: MBS("DynaPDF.OpenPDFFromContainer"; $pdf; PDF JSON::PDF) ]
# import a page
Set Variable [ $r ; Value: MBS("DynaPDF.ImportPDFFile"; $pdf; 1) ]
# query document information
Set Variable [ $JSON ; Value: MBS("DynaPDF.GetDocInfoAsJSON"; $pdf) ]
If [ MBS("IsError") = 0 ]
    Set Variable [ $JSON ; Value: MBS("JSON.Colorize"; $JSON) ]
End If
# store in field
Set Field [ PDF JSON::JSON ; $JSON ]
# Release memory
Set Variable [ $r ; Value: MBS("DynaPDF.Release"; $pdf) ]

See also

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Created 16th September 2020, last changed 10th April 2022

DynaPDF.GetDocInfo - DynaPDF.GetDocInfoCount