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Trying to access DateTaken of a .jpg file


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I hope this is the right place for this question. I am currently reading through the tutorials on w3schools for XHTML, javascript and ASP. I am (had been ?) an experienced C++ programmer in a Unix environment and "retired" when my kids were born and now I'm trying to get my brain functioning again. So, while I understand coding, I'm learning these methods.Specifically, I'm trying to find out if the "date taken" attribute of a .jpg file is available via ASP (ASP File Object tutorial page). I see "DateCreated", "DateLastModified", etc. I want to add the date taken to a caption for photos being displayed. If there is another way to get this using some other language/method, I'm okay with that too.Please redirect me if appropriate. I searched the entire forum for this topic but couldn't find it.Thanks.Lisa

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The filesystemobject will just give you access to the basic information about the file. For image data specifically, when you take a picture with a digital camera it will save a bunch of metadata called EXIF, which would include the date the picture was taken (also camera model, settings, etc).http://www.google.com/search?client=opera&...-8&oe=utf-8

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Thanks. I'll check that out.

The filesystemobject will just give you access to the basic information about the file. For image data specifically, when you take a picture with a digital camera it will save a bunch of metadata called EXIF, which would include the date the picture was taken (also camera model, settings, etc).http://www.google.com/search?client=opera&...-8&oe=utf-8
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I have found this page on the Internet by using Google http://savanttools.com/exif.aspSo f there is some one out there that has done it this is possible and I too would be very interested to know how it's done.Don't fotopic do something similar to extract some of the data from images?

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