Adding Word Document to File Objects

File Objects are Document Objects that contain Documents (Word Documents, Excel Documents, PDF Documents etc.) The File Object can be seen as a container for the Document File. The File Object behaves like any other Document Object in the sense that it is under revision control, can be traced, has consistencies etc.

How to add a Word Document to a File Object

Create a File Object like any other Document Object and open it for editing.

Use the Browse button of the File attribute to select a file. Once the File has been uploaded, you can download the file by clicking on the file name. This will download a local copy of the file to your computer.

The following options are available for the File attribute using the browse button and the drop down:

Browse to a local file

This is the regular behaviour when clicking the Browse button.

Browse 'Document Templates'

Use the dropdown on the Browse button and select Browse 'Document Templates' to select one of the Documents available in the Document Templates folder in the Template directory.

Rename File

Use the dropdown on the Browse button and select Rename File to set a new name of the file. Do not include the file extension in the name.

Clear Value

Use the dropdown on the Browse button and select Clear Value to delete the value of the File Attribute.