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Access SQL Create Table with Hyperlink and attachment fields

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I am using the following SQL in Access to create a test table. The only two fields that
cause problems are the Hyperlink and Attachment fields. What is the correct syntax
for these:

CREATE TABLE tblTest3
    (CustomerID INTEGER NOT NULL,
    [Test] YesNo,
    [Docs] Attachment,
    [Link] Hyperlink,
    Phone OLEObject,
    Email TEXT(50))
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by:jerryb30
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AFAIK, hyperlink data type cannot be created with data definition language (SQL).
Probably same for attachment.
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Jet SQL doesn't support creating attachment fields. You can use DAO for this purpose:
Sub Test()
    Dim dbs As DAO.Database
    Dim tdf As DAO.TableDef
    Dim fld As DAO.Field
    Set dbs = CurrentDb
    Set tdf = dbs.CreateTableDef(Name:="tblTest3")
    Set fld = tdf.CreateField(Name:="Docs", Type:=dbAttachment)
    tdf.Fields.Append fld
    dbs.TableDefs.Append tdf
    dbs.TableDefs.Refresh
End Sub

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Thanks very much
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