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Retrieving document properties

Posted on 2004-09-11
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How do you retieve the following document summary properties using vb.net:

Title, subject, author, category, keywords and comments?

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Question by:kjalderman
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Fahad Mukhtar earned 1000 total points
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there is not pure .Net way for this,.
here is a solution but its in C# and uses COM
http://www.experts-exchange.com/Programming/Programming_Languages/C_Sharp/Q_20815927.html

I am translating the code to get the information of Word Document in vb.net. The starting steps are same for both C# and vb.net

Dim dso As New DSOleFile.PropertyReaderClass()
Dim dp As DSOleFile.DocumentProperties = dso.GetDocumentProperties("abc.doc")
TextBox1.Text = dp.Author
TextBox2.Text = dp.Comments
TextBox3.Text = dp.Keywords
TextBox4.Text = dp.WordCount
TextBox5.Text = dp.Subject
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by:kjalderman
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Thank you.  That was exactly what I was looking for.
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