Getting known property descriptors

This code snippet demonstrates how to extract information about known properties that can be encountered in a particular package.

  1. Load a file to examine
  2. Get a collection of PropertyDescriptor instances for any desired metadata package
  3. Iterate through the extracted descriptors


using (Metadata metadata = new Metadata(Constants.InputDoc))
	var root = metadata.GetRootPackage<WordProcessingRootPackage>();
	foreach (var descriptor in root.DocumentProperties.KnowPropertyDescriptors)

		foreach (var tag in descriptor.Tags)


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