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on Aug 1, 2013 by jpotts
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I am wondering if anyone knows how to extract metadata from alfresco and write it down to ms word's properties?
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Aug 1, 2013 10:37 PM
Out-of-the-box, metadata extraction happens from the file object to Alfresco metadata. You're asking for something that goes the other way, which is fine, but means if you cannot find an Add-On at
to do it you'll have to write it yourself.
To write it yourself, start with understanding how custom rule actions work. Your custom rule action, written in Java, would likely leverage the <a href="
">Apache POI project</a>, because it knows how to write data to Microsoft Office documents.
If you need help learning how to write a custom rule action, take a look at <a href="
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