Load a file of a specific format

This example demonstrates how to load a file of some particular format.

advanced_usage.loading_files.LoadingFileOfSpecificFormat

// Explicitly specifying the format of a file to load you can spare some time on detecting the format
LoadOptions loadOptions = new LoadOptions(FileFormat.Spreadsheet);
// Constants.InputXls is an absolute or relative path to your document. Ex: @"C:\Docs\source.xls"
try (Metadata metadata = new Metadata(Constants.InputXls, loadOptions)) {
	SpreadsheetRootPackage root = metadata.getRootPackageGeneric();
	// Use format-specific properties to extract or edit metadata
	System.out.println(root.getDocumentProperties().getAuthor());
	// ...
}

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