iptceasy.cpp

The quickest way to access, set or modify IPTC metadata

// ***************************************************************** -*- C++ -*-
// iptceasy.cpp, $Rev$
// The quickest way to access, set or modify IPTC metadata.
#include <exiv2/exiv2.hpp>
#include <iostream>
#include <iomanip>
#include <cassert>
int main(int argc, char* const argv[])
try {
if (argc != 2) {
std::cout << "Usage: " << argv[0] << " file\n";
return 1;
}
std::string file(argv[1]);
Exiv2::IptcData iptcData;
iptcData["Iptc.Application2.Headline"] = "The headline I am";
iptcData["Iptc.Application2.Keywords"] = "Yet another keyword";
iptcData["Iptc.Application2.DateCreated"] = "2004-8-3";
iptcData["Iptc.Application2.Urgency"] = uint16_t(1);
iptcData["Iptc.Envelope.ModelVersion"] = 42;
iptcData["Iptc.Envelope.TimeSent"] = "14:41:0-05:00";
iptcData["Iptc.Application2.RasterizedCaption"] = "230 42 34 2 90 84 23 146";
iptcData["Iptc.0x0009.0x0001"] = "Who am I?";
value.read("very!");
iptcData["Iptc.Application2.Urgency"] = value;
std::cout << "Time sent: " << iptcData["Iptc.Envelope.TimeSent"] << "\n";
// Open image file
assert (image.get() != 0);
// Set IPTC data and write it to the file
image->setIptcData(iptcData);
image->writeMetadata();
return 0;
}
catch (Exiv2::AnyError& e) {
std::cout << "Caught Exiv2 exception '" << e << "'\n";
return -1;
}