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

AdvancedUsage.GettingKnownPropertyDescriptors

using (Metadata metadata = new Metadata(Constants.InputDoc))
{
	var root = metadata.GetRootPackage<WordProcessingRootPackage>();
	foreach (var descriptor in root.DocumentProperties.KnowPropertyDescriptors)
	{
		Console.WriteLine(descriptor.Name);
		Console.WriteLine(descriptor.Type);
		Console.WriteLine(descriptor.AccessLevel);

		foreach (var tag in descriptor.Tags)
		{
			Console.WriteLine(tag);
		}

		Console.WriteLine();
	}
}

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