PDF Metadata

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21 Nov, 2013 03:12 PM

I have various metadata at the beginning of my mmd files (mainly because I send them to LaTeX at some point) and noticed that Marked doesn't seem to care/do anything with this stuff when one exports to PDF. It might be nice to have this exported (where it makes sense) to the appropriate PDF metadata?

Title:           Repeated Measures ANOVA in R
Author:         Flip Phillips
Affiliation:    Skidmore College  
Date:           Fall 2013
Version:        1.0
Comment:        No Comment
Class:          Perception, Stats
Web:            http://www.skidmore.edu/~flip  
email:          [email blocked]
Marked Style:   FlipOne  
Base Header Level:  1
  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Brett on 21 Nov, 2013 03:15 PM

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    I will look into this, but I imagine it will be a non-starter with the
    current method of PDF generation. Right now Marked simply "prints" the
    WebKit preview to a PDF, with or without pagination. I may be mistaken,
    but I don't think I can control metadata on the output. I will certainly
    look into it, though, I already have mechanisms in place for gathering
    metadata and standard fields would be easy to pick up.

  2. 2 Posted by metawops on 22 Jan, 2017 04:18 PM

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    Hint: from within macOS’s Preview app you can at least modify author, title, subject and keywords of the PDF via Print>PDF>Save as PDF… – despite the fact that it IS already a PDF. 

  3. 3 Posted by aaaaaa on 11 May, 2022 05:15 PM

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    Any headway on this? I've spent a bit of time messing with various metadata properties and export options, but so far I've had no luck getting Marked 2 with a custom processor (pandoc) to render PDF files with the metadata properties I specify.

    I'm using these pandoc arguments in Marked 2:

    -f markdown+smart+strikeout+superscript+superscript+pandoc_title_block+rebase_relative_paths -t html5

    I've also tried adding -s, --standalone and +yaml_metadata_block but this too failed to set the PDF metadata properties of the output document.

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