Extracting and displaying file custom properties

I have an urgent question. How can I extract and display file custom properties (that is, microsoft documents) in VB.NET?

Your help will be very much appreciated
uncivilizedpikininiAsked:
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NetworkArchitekCommented:
Hi uncivilizedpikinini,
I have not done a lot with OLE and VB.NET but let me know if this gives you any ideas.

http://www.mcse.ms/archive107-2003-11-118621.html

Cheers!
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hagipmcCommented:

This is for OfficeXP(you should have reference to those dlls: office.dll, Microsoft.Office.Interop.Word.dll)

'Test if the Word isn't already started
If IsNothing(appWord) Then
    appWord = New word10.ApplicationClass
    appWord.Visible = True

End If


Dim doc As word10.Document

doc = appWord.Documents.Open(sPath, ReadOnly:=False)

Dim objCustomProp As Object = doc.CustomDocumentProperties 'this line returns the custom properties



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flavoCommented:
dont need the refrence's, you can still late bind in vb.Net

Dim appWord as new object
appWord = Microsoft.VisualBasic.CreateObject("word.application")

Dave
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armoghanCommented:
split
NetworkArchitek , hagipmc , Armoghan
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