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Hi Guys
I am trying to attach files to my records, whic way use less resources :
Hyperlink or attachment
Is there a way that i can preview the attached file in a form?
Is there a way to preview pdf, doc and images files in a form
Or should i saved all the files as image or pdf so they can be preview within a form

Please comment'

Best regards
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Hi titorober23,

As a rule you shouldn't bring files/images into the mdb.
You can always use hyperlinks.
If you want to view files inside your form you can use the Microsoft Web Browser Activex



Good Luck!

Gary
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Microsoft Web Browser Activex
will only allow me to view web pages, what about pdf or doc
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It will allow pdfs & docs just like IE
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