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)

Not all possible properties are presented in the KnowPropertyDescriptors collection. The library provides information on the most frequently used properties only. If there is no descriptor for some property it is still accessible through the GroupDocs.Metadata search engine in read-only mode.

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