You can associate content within the Alfresco repository with one or more content items. An association enables the content to be related to other content.
Alfresco supports two types of associations. The first type is reference association, where
you refer to other content items within a content item. For example, you can associate a
legal agreement document with a
master contract document. Therefore, you can refer to the associated
master contract document whenever you review the
legal agreement document. With reference association, if you delete one of the documents, then the other document will not be deleted.
The second type of association is called child association, where content (such as space) contains other content ...