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IPlugInMetadata Interface (ArcObjects .NET 10.8 SDK)
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IPlugInMetadata Interface

Provides access to members that manage property set metadata for a plug-in.

Product Availability

Available with ArcGIS Engine, ArcGIS Desktop, and ArcGIS Server.


May be implemented by a plug-in workspace helper class if a plug-in data source has its own metadata engine.


Name Description
Read-only property CanEditMetadata Indicates if the metadata for the indicated dataset currently writable.
Read/write property Metadata A property set containing the metadata for the indicated dataset.

Classes that implement IPlugInMetadata

Classes Description


You should implement either IPlugInMetadata or IPlugInMetadataPath on your plug-in workspace helper for successful operation of the Export Data command in ArcMap. This command uses the FeatureDataConverter object which relies on metadata capabilities of data sources.