Files, such as digital photos. Multiple files can be attached per record. This data type is not available in earlier versions of Access.
Long blocks of text and text that use text formatting. A typical use of a Memo field would
be a detailed product description. Contains up to 65,500 characters
Numeric values, such as distances, that can be used in math (no letters). Note that there is a separate data type for currency.
Stores graphics, sounds, and objects such as spreadsheets in a field. Objects can be linked or embedded.