Doing work with an iPad

JFN

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This is the main reason for investing in an iPad, yesterday I recived an email with an attachment that i had to respoond to, being that my Mini Mac took this opportunity to die, I had to resort to the iPad, I downloaded an attachment to a email, opened the document made the cahnges with openoffice and resent the document in another email, this was a basic task, but now I see it can be done. I would be interested hearing other stories.
 
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Do you need to get quick office or does the iPad have the ability to open/edit office files by itself? I know they have other office apps you can buy, I'm just wondering if iOS has a primitive version pre installed?
 

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It doesn't come with any office apps, but you can purchase Apple's iWork apps. Or use other ones like quickoffice. Personally I like Pages, Keynote and Numbers because of iCloud.
 

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Do you need to get quick office or does the iPad have the ability to open/edit office files by itself? I know they have other office apps you can buy, I'm just wondering if iOS has a primitive version pre installed?
iOS can open many documents natively. To edit though, you must have a 3rd party app.

With the right app, theres almost nothing you cant do on the iPad.
 

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I use open office as it seems to be the best app that will work with Word. I have tried others but I didn't care for them.
 

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I searched the app store for "Open Office" and couldn't find anything. Specifically, to which app are you referring?



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I use open office as it seems to be the best app that will work with Word. I have tried others but I didn't care for them.

I would love if I found an OpenOffice.org app lol, use that on my MBP.
 

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I use open office as it seems to be the best app that will work with Word. I have tried others but I didn't care for them.

Try Documents to Go. It works really good on both the iPad & iPhone, and sync with the computer.


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Try Documents to Go. It works really good on both the iPad & iPhone, and sync with the computer.
Well I have documents to go and didn't like it I don't Rebber the problems, quick office you just go to work.

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From what I've heard, "Documents to Go" isn't fully compatible with the iPad 3. :-(



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Actually it was just updated for the new iPad and iOS 5.1 on the 27th.
 

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Thanks! Does "Documents to Go" support DropBox, or any other cloud storage?



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Yes it does. In addition, it does box.net and google docs. I think there are a couple more.


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Excellent! One more question...

What's the difference between their USD$9.99 (Office Suite) version and their USD$16.99 (Premium) version?



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Excellent! One more question...

What's the difference between their USD$9.99 (Office Suite) version and their USD$16.99 (Premium) version?



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That I cant answer. I do have the premium version though. Got it when it was on sale a while back.
 

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Excellent! One more question...

What's the difference between their USD$9.99 (Office Suite) version and their USD$16.99 (Premium) version?



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I don't remember either. But you can check it out at DataViz.com.


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Ok,I'll try it again and report back.