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Take Control of Working with Your iPad by Joe Kissell

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Chapter 11. Transfer and View Documents

Are there documents on one of your computers—or in the cloud—that you want to put on your iPad? You have an astonishing number of ways to get documents onto an iPad, view them there, and in some cases edit them—using any of a long list of apps. I'm sorry to say that none of these ways is as simple or elegant as the sort of file sharing we've all become accustomed to on Macs and PCs, but as I may have mentioned once or twice, the iPad is not a computer. Even so, if you need to take documents with you, you have many options. I cover a few representative examples in this section.

Understand Document Transfer Issues

If the iPad were a computer, you could copy documents onto it with drag and drop, open them with ...

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