With Access 2007's new attachment fields, you can attach most file types to your database records. For example, suppose you want to include each employee's resume document with his/her record in your Employees database. Follow these steps:
- Open the Employees database.
- Double-click the Employee Records table in the Navigation bar.
- Click the Design View button on the Home tab.
- Click in the next empty cell under Field Name, type Resume, and then press [Tab].
- Click the drop-down arrow and select Attachment.
To enter an employee's resume document in the Resume field, follow these steps:
- Click the Datasheet View button on the Design Ribbon.
- Double-click the Resume field of the first employee record.
- Click the Add button.
- Navigate to the Resume document and click on it.
- Click Open then click OK.
To view the resume, double-click on the Resume field, and then double-click on the file in the Attachments dialog box.
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