Extract Metadata By Tag

Introduction

This REST API allows to extract metadata properties from the document choosing the properties by exact tag and category name.

cURL Example

The following example demonstrates how to extract metadata information from all properties with Created tag.

Request


* First get JSON Web Token
* Please get your App Key and App SID from https://dashboard.groupdocs.cloud/#/apps. Kindly place App Key in "client_secret" and App SID in "client_id" argument.
curl -v "https://api.groupdocs.cloud/connect/token" \
-X POST \
-d "grant_type#client_credentials&client_id#xxxx&client_secret#xxxx" \
-H "Content-Type: application/x-www-form-urlencoded" \
-H "Accept: application/json"
  
* cURL example to join several documents into one
curl -v "https://api.groupdocs.cloud/v1.0/metadata" \
-X POST \
-H "Content-Type: application/json" \
-H "Accept: application/json" \
-H "Authorization: Bearer <jwt token>" \
-d "{
    "FileInfo": {
        "FilePath": "documents\\input.docx",
        "StorageName": ""
    },
    "SearchCriteria": {
        "TagOptions": {
            "ExactTag": {
                "Name": "Created",
                "Category": "Time"
            }
        }
    }
}"

Response


{
    "properties": [
        {
            "name": "CreateTime",
            "value": "03/22/2016 17:08:00",
            "propertyType": "DateTime",
            "tags": [
                {
                    "name": "Created",
                    "category": "Time"
                },
                {
                    "name": "PropertyTypeBuiltIn",
                    "category": "Document"
                }
            ]
        }
    ]
}

SDKs

Using an SDK (API client) is the quickest way for a developer to speed up the development. An SDK takes care of a lot of low-level details of making requests and handling responses and lets you focus on writing code specific to your particular project. Check out our GitHub repository for a complete list of GroupDocs.Metadata Cloud SDKs along with working examples, to get you started in no time. Please check Available SDKs article to learn how to add an SDK to your project.

Extract Metadata By Tag

C#

Java