Extracting All Files From Attachment Field To Disk
My experience with Access is quite limited, and the goal of this project is to get all these files out and all data migrated to SQL Server.
The SQL migration is complete minus the darn attachment files.
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It's a split back end database that has around 1800 records.
Is there any way whatsoever to extract those attachment files from the Attachment field to an external source? I'd rather not have to go through an individually back up 2 - 3 files per record for 1800 records.
Optimistically, this is how it would work:
There is a field called NUMBERONE that is the main entry for the DB (all of it hinges on that; it will never be duplicated).
Each NUMBERONE has an attachment field (2007) that contains anywhere from 0 to 4 attachments.
I would like to be able to run something that will make a folder NUMBERONE and put all the attachments in it.
should be something like
!field1 = something
!field2 = somethingelse
!field3 = [here I want to point to a file on disk
I can see the attachment FileData, FileName and Filetype when I go into query view, but when I attempt to create an update query that will take the FileName and populate the new field, I get an error that states
Enter Parameter Value with the ReportAttach.FileName below.
Does anyone know how I can get the Filename into a new field
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I would like Access to read the file path and upload the file onto the attachment field based on this information
Can someone please help, it takes a long time to add each attachment seperately.
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say "Private Sub ID_Click
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