Adding XMP Basic Schema to PDF in C# (.NET Core)

XMP Basic Schema can be added to the PDF using DynamicPDF Generator with few lines of code.

How to add XMP Basic Schema to PDF in C#

Below are the steps and sample code to add XMP Basic Schema to PDF document using the Generator product.

Steps for Adding XMP Basic Schema to a PDF Document

  1. Create a Document object.
  2. Create as many Page object as needed.
  3. Create a XmpMetadata object and set the properties.
  4. Create a BasicSchema object and assign to XmpMetadata.
  5. Set all the necessary properties for the BasicSchema.
  6. Add XmpMetadata to the document (Basic Schema is added automatically internally).
  7. Save the PDF document.

Sample Code - C#

Document document = new Document();

document.Pages.Add(new Page(PageSize.Letter));
document.Pages.Add(new Page(PageSize.Letter));
            
XmpMetadata xmp = new XmpMetadata();
            
BasicSchema bs = xmp.BasicSchema;
bs.Advisory.Add("Date");
bs.Advisory.Add("Contributors");
bs.Nickname = "xyz";
bs.Thumbnails.Add(106, 80, "JPEG", imageData); //imageData is byte array

document.XmpMetadata = xmp;
            
document.Draw(@"C:\Output.pdf");        

Getting Started

NuGet Package

DynamicPDF Generator is available on NuGet and is part of the ceTe.DynamicPDF.CoreSuite.NET package. The Core Suite package includes Generator, Merger and ReportWriter.

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NuGet Package ID: ceTe.DynamicPDF.CoreSuite.NET

Example Project

An example project showing this functionality can be cloned or viewed from GitHub:

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