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Attachment Dialog Box

I am trying to open the window pictured in the following link using a commmand button in a form. Is it possible that anyone can show me how to do that?


Thank you in advance!
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jeannie Jones

8/22/2022 - Mon
Fabrice Lambert


Don't think it is doable as this dialog box is build in access.

On the other hand, you can make a form that will behav exactly like it.
jeannie Jones

how would i do that
Mark Edwards

You're not the first to want to do this.  Check out this link I found by googling "access vba add attachment":

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jeannie Jones

i will thank you
jeannie Jones

i have a button on my form that when the user clicks on it the attachment dialog box pops up that what im looking for not sure if it can be done
Dale Fye

Personally, I just never add attachments to my Access databases, I always store those files on a file server and only store the pointer to the file in Access.  Attachments rapidly eat up the very limited amount of space accessible in an Access database.

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jeannie Jones

Thank you Mark Edwards for your help that was exactly what I was looking for.