You might want to consider a content management system that does all this work for you and gives you the tools to link the images from your line-of-business applications rather than re-inventing all yourself.
I work for RJS Software which offers such a product, WebDocs.
From: midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Scott Mildenberger
Sent: Thursday, November 01, 2012 10:16 AM
Subject: datalink columns
We are planning on archiving a pdf copy of our invoices in the IFS. To link these files to the customer/invoice/etc. I am going to create a table with these values and the filename in the IFS. From my reading it seems like a datalink column is the way to do it. I have never used these and am going to start doing some testing. Has anyone done this and are there any gotchas? Or, is there a better way to do this than use datalinks?
Davis Transport Inc.
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