Attachments are files that are attached to AODocs documents. Attachments can be stored in:
- Google Drive – the attachments in your library are stored in the Google Drive associated with the storage account of your library (all types of library)
- Google Cloud Storage – the attachments in your library are stored in one or more Google Cloud Storage (GCS) buckets (Document Management libraries only)
Attachments are listed in the left sidebar of your document. In Document Management libraries you can also access attachments in the Properties tab, under Attachments.
Documents in Team Folders and Secured Folders have exactly one attachment.
A single attachment in a Secured Folder
Documents in Document Management libraries can have one attachment, several attachments or no attachments.
Multiple attachments in a Document Management library using Google Drive storage
Multiple attachments in a Document Management library using Google Cloud Storage
Note: If you have edit rights, you can modify the document properties. Learn more: Edit custom properties.
Some actions for managing attachments are available in all three types of library (Team Folder, Secured Folder and Document Management libraries). For example:
- preview attachments
- upload non-Google attachments to libraries using Google Drive storage
- download attachments
Other actions for managing attachments are specific to Document Management libraries, such as: