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I want to add any type of file like Pdf, Excel,Doc etc.. & saved in sql Database...
Mehdi Gholam 27-Oct-13 9:03am    
... and where are you stuck?
Brajabas 27-Oct-13 9:07am    
I think you like to save the file in a folder and its url in database

First , you need to add column in your table with varbinary datatype.
Then you have to convert file in byte array

string sPath ="";//your file name goes here
byte[] ydata = null;
FileInfo fInfo = new FileInfo(sPath);
long lNumBytes = fInfo.Length;
FileStream fStream = new FileStream(sPath, FileMode.Open, FileAccess.Read);
//Use BinaryReader to read file stream into byte array.
BinaryReader br = new BinaryReader(fStream);
ydata = br.ReadBytes((int)lNumBytes);
return ydata;

You can use this generated byte array as a parameter value in Insert statement.
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You Should save file to Folder and save Url to dataBase.

Here is sample code...

Code To upload Your File to folder

  //Check FileUpload controll has File Or not
  if (FileUploadControll.HasFile)
         //check if file already Exists in Folder
         if (File.Exists(Server.MapPath("~/Folder_Name/" + FileUploadControll.FileName)))
               lblUploadstatus.Text = "File Already Exists. Rename filename";
               //To Save Image To your Specific Location.
               //srever.mappath takes us to Folder which containing our application
               FileUploadControll.SaveAs(Server.MapPath("~/Folder_Name/" + FileUploadControll.FileName));
               string FileUrl = Server.MapPath("~/Folder_Name/" + FileUploadControll.FileName;
               //Save This Url To your Database.
               lblUploadstatus.Text = "Upload Status : File Uploaded Successfully";
      lblUploadstatus.Text = "Please Select File";

Code To Retrive All files form Folder

    //use DirectoryInfo to get all File's Information
    DirectoryInfo dir = new DirectoryInfo(Server.MapPath("~/Folder_Name/"));
    FileInfo[] fi = dir.GetFiles();
    //Here You Will Get All Files in fi[].

Hope This Help
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there is a SQL datatype called varbinary which you can use for storing binary files inside a database.
Please go through this topic from MSDN documentation to customize for your solution.[^]
Hope this helps.
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