PdfCustomPropertiesExport enumeration

Specifies the way CustomDocumentProperties are exported to PDF file.

public enum PdfCustomPropertiesExport


None0No custom properties are exported.
Standard1Custom properties are exported as entries in /Info dictionary.
Metadata2Custom properties are Metadata.


Shows how to export custom properties while converting a document to PDF.

Document doc = new Document();

doc.CustomDocumentProperties.Add("Company", "My value");

// Create a "PdfSaveOptions" object that we can pass to the document's "Save" method
// to modify how that method converts the document to .PDF.
PdfSaveOptions options = new PdfSaveOptions();

// Set the "CustomPropertiesExport" property to "PdfCustomPropertiesExport.None" to discard
// custom document properties as we save the document to .PDF.
// Set the "CustomPropertiesExport" property to "PdfCustomPropertiesExport.Standard"
// to preserve custom properties within the output PDF document.
// Set the "CustomPropertiesExport" property to "PdfCustomPropertiesExport.Metadata"
// to preserve custom properties in an XMP packet.
options.CustomPropertiesExport = pdfCustomPropertiesExportMode;

doc.Save(ArtifactsDir + "PdfSaveOptions.CustomPropertiesExport.pdf", options);

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