10.1. Images

The image resource allows you to store all of the images that you are using in your database. This is a very useful feature because the database can now contain all the pictures that it needs and you don’t need to worry about sending all the images along with an application when you send it to another server, for example.

Use an image resource in preference to pasting or importing an image onto several forms or pages. This saves space, improves performance by letting the client cache the image, and eases maintenance if you need to change it by having the picture stored in just one place.

Creating an image resource

To create an image resource:

Open the database in Design mode.
From the shared resources design, click New Image ...

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