An attachment is a computer file attached to another element.

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Attachments to Documents

I have a document library. I want to be able to add supporting documents to a document(I am using a custom content type based on document). Ideally I would like to add them as attachments so ...
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Form Library and Attachment

Is it possible to add an attachment to a form library? I tried publishing a form that has an attachment control but getting "The selected field cannot be promoted because its data type is not ...
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Method behind attachment, for custom pages

This may be a poorly formed question, but I'm fairly new to sharepoint. What I'm doing is creating a custom page (just basic HTML and JS), and using that page to call SPAPI and SPServices to input ...
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“File not found” when attaching file to list item

I'm trying to write a section of code that lets users attach files to list items. The goal is to allow any user to be on the SP site and upload any "legal" file from their machine or shared drives to ...
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List Item file attachment using ECMAScript Object Model

How to simply upload & attach file to listItem using Javascript? And how to get/download attachments.
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Why does the FileUpload control get bound to the current list item in a custom list EditForm?

I've written a custom edit form for a list which means I lose certain out of the box capabilities such as Attachments as it was part of the out of the box form. The way I have implemented the form is ...
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Event Attachments Opens Excel Spreadsheets in XLViewer

I have a calendar list with attachments enabled. When i attach an XLS file to an event, SharePoint wants to open it in xlviewer.aspx, but throws an error every time. I don't want to open the file in a ...
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How can i show attachments as images in a DataView Web Part

I know i can show document attachments this way: <xsl:element name="SharePoint:AttachmentsField"> <xsl:attribute name="runat">server</xsl:attribute> ...
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Export list with attachments

We have a legacy Sharepoint Services 2.0 server where users have been maintaining a few custom lists. There are items in these lists that have attachments (Word, Excel, PDF type documents). Over the ...
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infopath > How to make sure there is an attachment

Creating a resume upload form where user must upload attachment. On submit button I want to disable submit button if attachments is not present? I added Attachments is not present and this seems to be ...
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Get attachments of list items with SPServices

How can I fetch the attachments (the URL, to be precise) of a list item with SPServices (the jQuery library)?
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wss 3.0 missing sharepoint list attachments contents

I encountered with one problem where the wss 3.0 site lists attachments contents are missing .Attachments appear in the list but when i click on them, contents inside the attachments are not there. ...
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attachment functionality with the custom webpart in sharepoint 2010

i want to implement a attachment functionality in a custom webpart, which functions that same way as it does in sharepoint OOB,...any suggestions?
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Check if attachment in SPD Workflow

Is it possible to check if an attachment is attached to the current listitem? I can check if Attachments equals or not equals to a value, but not if empty. What value should I fill in then? Thanks!
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Multiple File Columns on a list

A client of mine need a list where each item can have 3 attachments. Each attachment would be tied to a column. For example, if the list is called "Meetings", it would have two file columns; ...
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Send e-mail with attachment (Office 365)

Is it possible to send an e-mail with attachment in Office 365? As attachment we would want the attachment from a listitem or a document from a document library. Maybe with the use of webservices or ...
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Download file from a sharepoint site from code behind

I have an Image button in a custom 2010 webpart, on click of that I would like to download a file. Code Used : foreach (string filename in item.Attachments) { attachmentURL = SiteListURL + ...
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How do I extract / retrieve the full link to a attachment file inside a InfoPath 2007 form?

Suppose that a user have attached a Jack.jpg file as a attachment to a online InfoPath 2007 form, is there a way to retrieve or extract the full URL of this attachment file Jack.jpg?
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How to add attachment to new item silverlight client object model

I am trying to add an attachment to new item but I could only succeded to upload the attachment into the list's folder (not to list's attachment folder). How can I achieve uploading the attachment on ...
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Attach document from SharePoint List to GridView

I have a SharePoint 2010 list, which has attachments!! I am using a custom grid-view to display some selected List fields from the list. I would like to include the attachment as an embedded ...
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How do I display a jpeg attachment as an image rather than as a link on an InfoPath form?

After reading this article: InfoPath 2007 - Extracting Those Pesky Binary Attachments, I notice that Visual Studio is required in order to display the attachment file rather than as a link to the ...
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custom attachment field in List

I would like to know, can I create a custom attachment field in a list. I know I already have one attachemnt field in the list, how ever I would like to have one more field, where I can attach files ...
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Read mails from a mail box in SharePoint 2010

Let's say I have a mail address , jithu@abc.com . I will get mails from different mail Id's. All mails have an excel sheet attached. Excel sheet has two fields, 1) another email Id 2) A name Now ...
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File Attachment control events in InfoPath 2010

Does anyone know of any kind of click events for the File Attachment Control in InfoPath 2010 forms? Here is a link to the control http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd958468(v=office.12).aspx. ...
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Disabling attachements in lists

I'd like tu turn off attachments in my custom list definitions. In order to do that, I specified DisableAttachments="TRUE" whenever it was possible: in list definitions Schema.xml and in Elements.xml, ...
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How can I have a user attach a file to a workflow task?

I'm using sharepoint designer 2010, custom list. I have created workflow on that list. I need to enable the user to enclose a file to the workflow task: What kind of task I need to use? P.S. I'm ...
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List DVWP and directly linking to upload attachment

I'm working on a dataview web part in a MOSS 2007 environment which comes from a custom list. In this dataview web part, I'm wanting to link to the Attach Item form so users can attach some ...
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I want a workflow that will email attachments

I'm creating a custom list for a helpdesk app. I want the user to fill out a form in sharepoint (2010) and add attachments from screenshots, etc. The workflow should send an email to our helpdesk ...
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Difference between Attaching a file & Uploading a file to the SharePoint site

I facing a weird issue. I am able to upload a 32 mb file to a Document Library. But I am unable to attach same file to a task. Do I need to change settings other than Central Admin? I have set limit ...
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Uploading .exe to list works with default form, but not customInfoPath form

(please note: this question isn't about the validity of allowing .exe files to be uploaded - We know the risks, and have read all the alternatives. For us, using .exe is critical, as we have decades ...
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Blob Cache and List Item Attachments?

If I use the Blob Cache, are List Item attachments cached in it? Are there any special considerations for using the Blob Cache with list item attachments?
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AttachmentsField Object Causes Error

I'm trying to display download links for files attached to list items in my DVWP. The below code was working fine until I switched to (by switching I mean, deleting and creating a new web part) ...
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How do I fetch the attachments from an AttachmentsField control?

In WSS 3.0, I've got an edit form which includes an AttachmentsField control. It corresponds to the list of existing attachments, with delete links. In a normal edit form, if you delete an attachment ...
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Attaching a file to a new calendar event causes the vertical scroll bar to disappear

When I create a new calendar event and when I attach a file the vertical scroll bar disappears. Edit Providing a screenshot: http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/820/demolh.png/. Funny thing is ...
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Workflow to sent attachments and mark completed in a List

My client emails the same document to users within the company and also outside the company. I would like to set up a workflow within SharePoint that will do this very same thing and mark a check box ...
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Attach file button not showing in forms

I have a custom list (clicked together on the portal site, so no custom templates) in which attachments were disabled and afterwards re-enabled. The "Attach file" action menu item does however not ...
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Attach a file to the list item

I attach file to the list item when it updating and when new item added. Additional condition when item updating - if the file already exists, remove it and replace the new. I receive events ItemAdded ...
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Unable to upload CHM file to SharePoint 2010

I already went to Central Admin and took off CHM in the Defined Blocked Types list but I'm still unable to upload a CHM file to my SharePoint list. I keep getting the default error msg: "The list ...
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Configure Sharepoint Server site to send email attachments

We want to use Sharepoint to send attachments to secure users email group. Basically sending attachment once if verified metadata that will indicate which email user group needs to receive the ...
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Attaching an Item to Survey List?

I was planning on giving user an option to upload files while answering a survey. Is it possible to attach an item to a survey list ? Thanks Joe
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Attaching a document to an item

Is there any way in SP 2007 of showing a column name and a file attachments dialog similar to the one that is displayed when clicking the link 'Attach' on a an list's newform.aspx but as a list column ...
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Custom form: Attachments are half-broken

I've created a custom edit form, and the attachments functionality is half-broken. When I click the attach button, it takes me to the attach form and I can browse, select a file, and hit OK. That ...
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Whats the deal with spaces in attachment file names in SharePoint 2007?

I have a list, with a list item that contains an attachment. I was horrified to see that the link to the attachment doesn't work if the attachment file name contains a space. I'm amazed that ...
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Enabling attachments with DataFormWebPart on a Blog template

As most of you probably know, once you customize a form and use DataFormWebPart you lose the attachments functionality. After spending several hours investigating this subject, I've installed Hotfix ...