Note to the Tickler, Document to the Reference File!!!
Originally Posted by sdann
Why keep whole files, brochures, documents, etc. in the tickler, if you are constantly looking for them? Just put a note in the tickler and put the actual documents into your reference folders. Then you'll always have access to them without looking.
I think that this is the answer. In fact, I think that this is exactly how Mr. David Allen described how to use the Tickler File in "GTD Fast" or somewhere.