Attachments tab

This tab displays the object's attachments: files and links. Attachment files are stored in the Alloy Navigator database, while links point to various external objects and locations, such as files, locations in files, folders, HTML pages on the World Wide Web or an intranet.

On the Attachments tab you can perform the following actions:

  • To attach a new file, click Attach or Attach > Files. In the Open dialog box select a file and click Open.

  • To attach a link, click Attach > Link, enter the link location and description and click OK.

  • To attach a file or link that has already been attached to other objects, click Attach > Attachment Browser. In the Attachment Browser dialog box, find a file or link to attach and click OK.

  • To paste one or more attachments, do any of the following:

    • Drag the desired files from the original location to the attachment area.

    • In any application that supports viewing images and copying them to the Clipboard, copy an image or a part of it to the Clipboard, then paste it to the attachment section by pressing CTRL+V. Enter the name and description for the file and click OK.

  • To open an attachment file or link, double-click the attachment record.

  • To save an attachment file to your computer, select it in the list and click Save. Then specify the file location and name and click Save.

  • To modify an attachment, select it and click Properties. The dialog box opens. To modify the link location, specify it in the Link field. To edit the attachment's description, type it in the Description field. Then click OK.

  • To delete an attachment, select it and click Delete.