On Sun, 2005-05-22 at 21:33 -0700, Jono Tan wrote:
> Im not sure how to display .doc metadata from the swish-e index.
Well, first you'll have to get the metadata into a swish-e index. You
could do so by writing a SWISH::Filter Perl module, for example.
> example if i want to search for a word document with author Joe Doe (This
> should in turn search for metanames: author = Joe Doe). I can get this
> working with OpenOffice files as I can look @ the "meta.xml" file, but
> cannot do this with the Word documents (filter catdoc).
As far as I'm aware catdoc does nothing more than concatenate text
objects within a Microsoft Word document. I'm fairly sure there's no
way to extract metadata using catdoc.
You can do so with wv ( http://wvware.sf.net/ ):
$ wvSummary test_document.doc
The title is
The subject is
The author is David Norris
The keywords are
The comments are
The template was Normal
The last author was David Norris
The rev # was 7
no app name found
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Received on Sun May 22 22:54:47 2005