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PDF Information Manager - Advanced PDF Tools
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PDF Information Manager can be used to export and import information from/to PDF files, you can use PDF Information Manager to manage document information in your PDF files easily.

PDF format supports following various information types,

Entries in the document information dictionary

KEY

TYPE

VALUE

Title

text string

(Optional; PDF 1.1) The document's title.

Author

text string

(Optional) The name of the person who created the document.

Subject

text string

(Optional; PDF 1.1) The subject of the document.

Keywords

text string

(Optional; PDF 1.1) Keywords associated with the document.

Creator

text string

(Optional) If the document was converted to PDF from another format, the name of the application (for example, Adobe FrameMaker) that created the original document from which it was converted.

Producer

text string

(Optional) If the document was converted to PDF from another format, the name of the application (for example, Acrobat Distiller) that converted it to PDF.

CreationDate

date

(Optional) The date and time the document was created, in human-readable form (see Section 3.8.3, "Dates".

ModDate

date

(Required if PieceInfo is present in the document catalog; otherwise optional; PDF 1.1) The date and time the document was most recently modified, in human-readable form (see Section 3.8.3, "Dates".

Trapped

name

(Optional; PDF 1.3) A name object indicating whether the document has been modified to include trapping information (see Section 10.10.5, "Trapping Support":

TrueThe document has been fully trapped; no further trapping is needed. (This is the name True, not the boolean value true.)

FalseThe document has not yet been trapped; any desired trapping must still be done. (This is the name False, not the boolean value false.)

UnknownEither it is unknown whether the document has been trapped or it has been partly but not yet fully trapped; some additional trapping may still be needed.

Default value: Unknown.

The value of this entry may be set automatically by the software creating the document's trapping information, or it may be known only to a human operator and entered manually.

Example 10.1 shows a typical document information dictionary.

Example

1 0 obj
<<
    /Title ( PostScript Language Reference, Third Edition )
    /Author ( Adobe Systems Incorporated )
    /Creator ( Adobe FrameMaker 5 . 5 . 3 for Power Macintosh)
    /Producer ( Acrobat Distiller 3 . 01 for Power Macintosh )
    /CreationDate ( D : 19970915110347 - 08 ' 00 ' )
    /ModDate ( D : 19990209153925 - 08 ' 00 ' )
>>endobj

PDF Information Manager is support command line operation, you can run following command line to read information from your PDF file,

pdftools.exe -r -i pdf_reference.pdf

you will get following information in the console,

PDF FileName : D:\temp\pdf_reference.pdf
PDF Version : 1.6
PDF Security : 0
PDF PageCount : 1310
MediaBox :
page 0 MediaBox:[0 0 531 666]
page 1 MediaBox:[0 0 531 666]
page 2 MediaBox:[0 0 531 666]
page 3 MediaBox:[0 0 531 666]
page 4 MediaBox:[0 0 531 666]
page 5 MediaBox:[0 0 531 666]
page 6 MediaBox:[0 0 531 666]
page 7 MediaBox:[0 0 531 666]
page 8 MediaBox:[0 0 531 666]
page 9 MediaBox:[0 0 531 666]
page 10 MediaBox:[0 0 531 666]
......
......
......
CropBox :
page 0 CropBox:[0 0 531 666]
page 1 CropBox:[0 0 531 666]
page 2 CropBox:[0 0 531 666]
page 3 CropBox:[0 0 531 666]
page 4 CropBox:[0 0 531 666]
page 5 CropBox:[0 0 531 666]
page 6 CropBox:[0 0 531 666]
page 7 CropBox:[0 0 531 666]
page 8 CropBox:[0 0 531 666]
page 9 CropBox:[0 0 531 666]
page 10 CropBox:[0 0 531 666]
......
......
......
OpenAction : Magnification: Default
Title      : PDF Reference, version 1.7
Keywords   :
Subject    : Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF)
Creator    : FrameMaker 7.2
Author     : Adobe Systems Incorporated
CreatedDate: D:20061017081020Z
Producer   : Acrobat Distiller 7.0.5 (Windows)
ModifyDate : D:20061118211043-02'30'
SavedBy    :
Rotate     :
PageMode   :
ViewReference :
PageLayout :
MetaData   :


File Pages Count: 1310.
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You can update the information in PDF file by following command lines,

pdftools -i "C:\input.pdf" -o "C:\output.pdf" -t "title"
pdftools -i "C:\input.pdf" -o "C:\output.pdf" -a "author"
pdftools -i "C:\input.pdf" -o "C:\output.pdf" -s "subject"
pdftools -i "C:\input.pdf" -o "C:\output.pdf" -k "keywords"
pdftools -i "C:\input.pdf" -o "C:\output.pdf" -c "creator"
pdftools -i "C:\input.pdf" -o "C:\output.pdf" -p "producer"

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