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Open with Access option for Document Libraries

  Asked By: Carmen    Date: Sep 22    Category: Sharepoint    Views: 2318

How can I add an option to "Open with Access" for Document Libraries?

I find this option available for Lists but not Documents.

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5 Answers Found

 
Answer #1    Answered By: Bernice Puckett     Answered On: Sep 22

Access files are blocked content.

 
Answer #2    Answered By: Mackenzie Lewis     Answered On: Sep 22

Please explain. I don't understand what you meant.

 
Answer #3    Answered By: Kurt Gilbert     Answered On: Sep 22

Opening a document  Library in an Access Database is probably not in the
Actions menu because the focus is on the documents, not the metadata.
With lists, the focus is on the metadata and the documents  are just
attachments so querying that content makes more sense. I don't know if
you can use a CustomAction Feature to add  the open  with Access option
but I doubt it.

 
Answer #4    Answered By: Jaya Deoghar     Answered On: Sep 22

I'll use Lists instead of Document Libraries where I want to open  with MS
Access.

 
Answer #5    Answered By: Candi Branch     Answered On: Sep 22

Out of the box you can't store Access databases on SharePoint.

 
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