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Tkme is a program for creating and modifying formal metadata that conforms to the Content Standards for Digital Geospatial Metadata devised by the Federal Geographic Data Committee (FGDC). Tkme is related to its progenitor, Xtme which ran exclusively on Unix systems. Tkme is closely allied with mp, a compiler for formal metadata, whose purpose is to verify that the syntactical structure of a file containing formal metadata conforms to the FGDC standard, and to re-express the metadata in various useful formats. The editor is intended to simplify the process of creating metadata that conform to the standard.

Tkme is an improved version of Xtme, built with Tcl/Tk instead of direct calls to the X Window System. This enables Tkme to run on Microsoft Windows as well as Unix systems.

Technical Expertise Required: 
No programming
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Windows, UNIX