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Metadata

Truth allows users to search with Metadata- A unique set of characteristics associated with each file/document on Truth to help differentiate and identify your files easily. Searching with Metadata enables users to retrieve files in an efficient way even when they do not know exact details of the file (like name or who created it).

When a document is opened on Truth (Web browser), the following dialog box appears on the right hand side of the screen.

 

The metadata fields associated with this particular

document are

  • Unique ID: Web URL associated with this document.
  • Name: Name of the document.
  • Title: Another name to the document to make it user friendly.( This is a manually entered field).
  • Description: What the actual file is about.( This is a manually entered field).
  • Mime Type: Type of the document.
  • Author: Name of the author of the document.
  • Size: Size of the document.
  • Creator: MQ ID of the user who has created the document on Truth.
  • Created Date: Date the document was created on Truth.
  • Modifier: MQ number of the user who last modified the document.
  • Modified Date: The date the document was last modified.

User can use any one of the above mentioned metadata details and retrieve a document from Truth in the following way.

Unique ID

Type in the unique id of the document in the search bar to retrieve the document.

Name

To search the above document with the metadata Name, type the following into the search field.

name:" 280812 Truth Meeting"

Title

To search the above document with the metadata Title, type the following into the search field. Note that this is a manually entered field.

title:" Informatics 2010 CAPEX Summary"

Description

To search the above document with the metadata Description, type in the following into search field. Note that this is a manually entered field.

description:"Introduction to Truth"

Mimetype

To search the above document with the metadata Mimetype, type in the following into the search field.

cm:content.mimetype:"application/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.presentationml.presentation"

Note: User should know the exact mimetype value of the particular file format he/she is searching for in Truth. In this case, mimetype value for any .pptx file is - application/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.presentationml.presentation.

More details on Mimetype and Mimetype values for different file formats can be found in the following link : http://www.freeformatter.com/mime-types-list.html

Author

To search the above document with the metadata Author, type the following into the search field.

author:"Winvie Mendoza"

Size

To search the above document with the metadata Size, type the following into the search field.

cm:content.size:"2MB"

Creator

To search the above document in Truth with the metadata Creator, type in the following into the search field.

creator:"mq20101270"

Created Date

To search the above document in Truth, type the following into the search bar. Kindly note that the date should be in “YYYY-MM-DD” format.

created:[2012-08-28 TO 2012-08-28]

Modifier

To search the above document in Truth, type the following into the search field.

modifier:"MQ20135022"

Modified Date

To search the above mentioned document in Truth, type the following into the search field. Kindly note that the date should be in “YYYY-MM-DD” format.

modified:[2013-08-08 TO 2013-08-08]