"The creation date ... cannot be written in the document. Please specify the date in the correct format" error in FineReader Engine 12

The declared error is related to the PDF export, which is expected in case of incorrect dates. In FineReader Engine 12 R3 and newer, the creation and modification dates can be viewed and changed. For that, only the dates in correct format can be written into the documents. In case of the error, the date should be specified in a correct format or the writing mode should be changed (WriteCreationDate property of the DocumentContentInfoWritingParams Object).

The output document must have valid formatD:YYYYMMDDHHmmSSOHH'mm, as specified by the PDF 2.0 standard. Additional information could be found in the FineReader Engine Developer's Help file: Specifications >What's new > Export.

 

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    Prabhakar Manne

    Hi can you give a sample code to detect problem and fix them same which is stated above

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    Prabhakar Manne

    And when i convert the pdf exporting parameters like below I am not getting any WriteCreateDate method

     

    For few of the documents I am getting error while exporting to pdf like invalid creation date. how can I avoid that, and what should be my code snippet for exporting as a pdf with standard?

    similarly will it cause for modification date as well?

     

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    Alexei Siuzeu

    Prabhakar Manne, try this

     pdfParams.PDFFeatures.MetaDataWritingParams.WriteCreationDate = WriteDateEnum.WD_No;
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