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Using HTML EXPORT to extract Metadata from Excel (.xlsx) files. (Doc ID 2573763.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 09, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Outside In Technology - Version 8.5.3 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


On : 8.5.3 version, Outside In HTML Export SDK


Microsoft .xlsx files have the capability of storing important metadata concerning the creation of the file.

Fields like Title, author, creation date, description, etc...  can be embedded within the document within Microsoft Office

HTML Export, by default, is unable to get metadata information from .xlsx files.  This same data is available through Content Access API.

The goal of these instructions is to have the produced html contain the metadata contained within the original document.  The following is an example of html code that contains this metadata: (viewed in text editor such as notepad)


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