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Re: Displaying Word Documents(.doc) metanames using

From: Jono Tan <jonotan(at)not-real.hotmail.com>
Date: Mon May 23 2005 - 09:39:22 GMT
Thanks for the info :)

I have very little experience with writing perl scripts, how should i go 
about this?

thanks for your help

Jonathan Tan


>From: David L Norris <dave@webaugur.com>
>
>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
>no pagecount
>no wordcount
>no charcount
>no security
>no codepage
>
>
>--
>  David Norris
>   http://www.webaugur.com/dave/
>   ICQ - 412039
>
Received on Mon May 23 02:39:23 2005