Add Metadata to MPP in Java

Add metadata properties to MPP and many other popular documents, images and multimedia file formats using GroupDocs.Metadata for Java API.

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About GroupDocs.Metadata for Java API

GroupDocs.Metadata for Java is an advanced metadata fields management and manipulation solution to easily view, update, remove, find, compare, exchange and export metadata information from images and document formats without using any external software. Add metadata details to Word documents, Excel spreadsheets, PowerPoint presentations, Outlook emails, OneNote, Visio, Project, PDF, AutoCAD, ZIp, Audio and Video file formats along with the support for working with many other metadata processing features.

Steps for adding Metadata to MPP in Java

GroupDocs.Metadata makes it easy for Java developers to add metadata fields to MPP files from within their applications by implementing a few easy steps.

  • Load the MPP file to be updated.
  • Specify a predicate that will be used to add metadata properties.
  • Specify a value which you want to be assigned to the selected properties.
  • Pass the predicate to the AddProperties method.
  • Check the actual number of added properties.
  • Save the changes.

System Requirements

GroupDocs.Metadata for Java APIs are supported on all major platforms and operating systems. Before executing the code below, please make sure that you have the following prerequisites installled on your system.

  • Operating Systems: Microsoft Windows, Linux, MacOS
  • Development Environment: NetBeans, Intellij IDEA, Eclipse etc
  • Java Runtime Environment: J2SE 6.0 and above
  • Get the latest version of GroupDocs.Metadata for Java from Maven
 

Java code snippet to add metadata

// load the file in an instance of Metadata class
try (Metadata metadata = new Metadata("input.mpp")) {

	// add a property containing the content author
	int affected = metadata.addProperties(new ContainsTagSpecification(Tags.getTime().getPrinted()), new PropertyValue(new Date()));

	System.out.println(String.format("Affected properties: %s", affected));

	metadata.save("output.mpp");
}

Live Demos to Add Metadata

Add metadata information to MPP file right now by visiting GroupDocs.Metadata Live Demos website.
The live demo has the following benefits

  No need to download GroupDocs API.
  No need to write any code.
  Upload the file to get metadata information of MPP.
  Get the download link to save the file on your machine.
 
 

mppAbout MPP File Format

A file with MPP extension is Microsoft Project data file that stores information related to project management in an integrated manner. It is proprietary file format developed by Microsoft as file format for Microsoft Project (MSP) which is a project management application software. Besides MPP, MSP supports other file formats as well like project XML schema. Several APIs and applications provide the facility to convert MPP file format to others. Microsoft now has online Project Server where project management files can be uploaded for collaboration by multiple users.

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Adding Metadata Properties To Other File Formats

Java API for adding metadata to multi format documents and images. Set metadata details of some of the popular file formats as stated below.