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filemaker file attachment

Brad Bettis
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Hey all.

I have a Database in filemaker 11 running off a server. We want to find a simple way to attach multiple files to the database.  I don't mind if they're attached internally to the file or externally, but they have to work on a server...  What's the easiest way to get this to work?  The plugin filefire advanced seems WAY too complicated....  We do want the file to open on the user's desktop when they are accessed....
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are you referring to other filemaker files?

what type of files and what do you mean by 'attached'?

thanks

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I'm referring to PDFs and word docs.  

I want to have them essentially hyperlinked in so that the user can click on them and it'll open up a PDF viewer or MS Word.  

The container field is very clumsy, and requires "extracting" data and saving it, rather than the one-click method.  Are there any better file management plugins?  FileFire advanced seems very very comlicated, too much for this.

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i think the most widely used plug in is "Super Container"
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