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Uploading .pdf files with FIle Upload control and then saving to database

Posted By:      Posted Date: October 25, 2010    Points: 0   Category :ASP.Net

Hi everyone!

I'd like to allow users to upload a .pdf file via the file upload control (if that's the best method), save the file to the db and then retrieve it so they can click on a link and open the .pdf they've uploaded.

I've been looking for a tutorial on how to do this but keep running into methods of saving the file directly on the server in a directory, not in SQL server  (using Linq and VB by the way)

Can someone please point me in the right direction on how to do this?   Thanks!

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