Linking to external content


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Linking to external content

The hyperlink and web browser controls allow your forms to reach out beyond the local database and into your computer right onto the Web, you can use the Hyperlink control to open a website or help embed online content right there inside of your database, let's take a look at how we can use Hyperlinks and web browser controls. In this Controls Forms I'll right-click and go to Design View. The Hyperlink control is this one right here with the global and the chain. I'll click on it and a Hyperlink wizard opens. I can choose to link to items within my computer, for instance, from this current folder I can scroll through and make a link to this TwoTreesCatalog file, which is a Word document.

I can say OK, and Access places a link to that document right inside of my form. If I go to Form view and click on that link, Access is going to warn me about a potential security notice, because it doesn't know exactly what file this is, but let me go ahead and say Yes, and that we'l...

Linking to external content
Video duration: 4m 15s 3h 7m Intermediate

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Linking to external content provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by Adam Wilbert as part of the Access 2010: Forms and Reports in Depth

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Business
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Access
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