Adding Attachments

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Adding Images and Pictures


Also see Adding Hyperlinks (E-mail and Web address)


DICS offers users the facility to add images and pictures to your risk assessment.


Use for storing binary files (that is, files that you cannot read by using a text editor), such as digital images (photos and graphics).

You can attach more than one file per record to an Attachment field.  For compressed attachments, 2 gigabytes. For uncompressed attachments, approximately 700kb, depending on the degree to which the attachment can be compressed.

Note The maximum size for any database file is 2 gigabytes.

Clicking the the Image button across the top of any of DICS's risk modules will will up the Image and Hyper-link form.


Double clicking on the image area or clicking on add + / - Attachment brings up the attachment dialog box shown below



Click to load attachment box




Click to add attachment



Tree View Tree view

Navigate to your attachment


Open Button

Add attachment


Cancel Button

cancel attachment


Scroll bar

Navigate files



Note: The number of attachments only updates after the form is closed.

Note: Attachment stored by DICS are not available to print within the associated risk assessment.  To print images and pictures, etc. users need to click on the 'open' button (see above) and DICS will open the programme associated with the file type stored where it should be possible to print from.

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