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ImageUploader.ExtractIptc Property

Supported in: ActiveX , Java

List of IPTC fields which should be extracted and uploaded along with other data.



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<script type="text/javascript">
var iu = new ImageUploaderWriter("ImageUploaderID", 610, 500);
//...other params...
iu.addParam("ExtractIptc", "");
//...other params...

Get/Set Value in Runtime

value = getImageUploader("ImageUploaderID").getExtractIptc();

Property Value

A string value which consists of IPTC field names which you want to extract, separated with a semicolon.

You will find possible names of IPTC fields in the table below.

Field nameDescription
IptcByline The name of the creator of the image, e.g. artist, photographer, etc.
IptcBylineTitle The byline title (e.g. staff photographer, correspondent, etc).
IptcCredit The provider of the image.
IptcSource The original owner of the intellectual content of this image.
IptcObjectName The short reference for the object.
IptcDateCreated The date the image (as an intellectual content, rather than physical file) created.
IptcCity The city of the image origin.
IptcState The state/province of the image origin.
IptcCountry The country of the image origin.
IptcOriginalTransmissionReference The location of the original transmission.
IptcCopyrightNotice The copyright notice.
IptcCaption The textual description of the image.
IptcWriter The name of editor or other person involved in the writing.
IptcHeadline The brief overview for the image.
IptcSpecialInstructions Some custom editorial instructions.
IptcCategory The image category.
IptcSupplementaryCategory The supplementary category for the image.
IptcUrgency The editorial urgency of the content.
IptcKeyword The keywords used for search.

All date values have the following format: YYYYMMDD. E.g. 11th of May 2006 would be represented as: 20060511.

For more information about interpretation of these values, refer to IPTC specification (version 4.1 is currently supported).

Default value is "" (no IPTC data is extracted).


To get an uploaded IPTC value at the server, you should extract POST field which is named in the following way: XXX_N , where XXX is a string value specified in this property (IPTC field name), and N is the number of the file in the request.

E.g. if the property value is IptcCountry;IptcCity;IptcObjectName, you will get the following POST fields:

  • IptcCountry_1, IptcCountry_2, etc.
  • IptcCity_1, IptcCity_2, etc.
  • IptcObjectName_1, IptcObjectName_2, etc.

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