Get document info

GroupDocs.Metadata allows users to get meta information of a document which includes:

The following code sample demonstrates how to extract basic format information from a file.


// Constants.InputXlsx is an absolute or relative path to your document. Ex: @"C:\Docs\source.xlsx"
using (Metadata metadata = new Metadata(Constants.InputXlsx))
	if (metadata.FileFormat != FileFormat.Unknown)
		IDocumentInfo info = metadata.GetDocumentInfo();
		Console.WriteLine("File format: {0}", info.FileType.FileFormat);
		Console.WriteLine("File extension: {0}", info.FileType.Extension);
		Console.WriteLine("MIME Type: {0}", info.FileType.MimeType);
		Console.WriteLine("Number of pages: {0}", info.PageCount);
		Console.WriteLine("Document size: {0} bytes", info.Size);
		Console.WriteLine("Is document encrypted: {0}", info.IsEncrypted);

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Advanced usage topics

To learn more about document watermarking features and get familiar how to manage watermarks and more, please refer to the advanced usage section.

GitHub examples

You may easily run the code above and see the feature in action in our GitHub examples:

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