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Manish Kataria

Joined: Apr 23, 2008
Posts: 3
Hi Java Lovers,

I needed to extract advanced information of a file, ( right click on any file and click on the summary tab ). I would like to extract information like Summary and Origin from there in java. Any ideas how to achieve that ?
Ulf Dittmer

Joined: Mar 22, 2005
Posts: 42959
Hello "Maks Mak"-

Welcome to JavaRanch.

On your way in you may have missed that we have a policy on screen names here at JavaRanch. Basically, it must consist of a first name, a space, and a last name, and not be obviously fictitious. Since yours does not conform with it, please take a moment to change it, which you can do right here.

As to your question, when you say "right click on a file", do you mean in Windows Explorer?
[ April 23, 2008: Message edited by: Ulf Dittmer ]
Manish Kataria

Joined: Apr 23, 2008
Posts: 3
Yeah I meant windows explorer. I want to extract information such as Title, Subject, Category .... Source, Author etc .. in the summary tab.
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