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Take Control of Working with Your iPad, 2nd Edition

Book Description

Any day can be "Take Your iPad to Work Day." Let Joe Kissell help you find and use the best productivity apps and techniques for your iPad. Whether you'd like to run your office from an easy chair, take meeting notes on your iPad, or travel light and still be able to create and edit documents, spreadsheets, presentations, and more, Joe's real-world advice helps you make the most of your iPad.

Special topics include clever tips on how to use the iPad's virtual keyboard effectively, the best ways to transfer documents among apps and devices, how to print from the iPad (with or without AirPrint-compatible printers), and ways to surmount common hurdles that keep you from using your iPad productively. You'll also learn the pros and cons of Apple's productivity tools and get savvy suggestions for third-party products that you may want to add to your iPad toolkit.

Table of Contents

  1. Read Me First
    1. Updates and More
    2. Take Control of iPad Basics
    3. More Basics
    4. What’s New in the Second Edition
  2. Introduction
  3. Working with Your iPad Quick Start
  4. Adopt the Right Mindset
    1. Don’t Think of It as a Computer
    2. Adopt the Pioneering Spirit
    3. Expect Change
    4. Take It with You Everywhere
  5. Master the Basics
    1. Type on the Virtual Keyboard
    2. Use the Keyboard Dock
    3. Use a Bluetooth Keyboard
    4. Use Keyboard Shortcuts
    5. Select Text by Touch
    6. Cut, Copy, Paste, and Replace
    7. Search on the iPad
    8. Type Faster with Text Expansion
  6. Manage Your Contacts
    1. View Your Contacts
    2. Add a Contact
    3. Edit a Contact
    4. Adjust Contact Options
  7. Manage Your Calendars
    1. View Your Calendars
    2. Choose a View
    3. Navigate to Another Date
    4. Hide or Show Calendars
    5. Search Calendars
    6. Add an Event
    7. Edit an Event
    8. Adjust Calendar Options
    9. Use Third-Party Calendar Apps
  8. Take Notes
    1. Type Notes
    2. Take Handwritten Notes
    3. Use Speech Recognition
    4. Record Audio
    5. Combine Note-Taking Activities
  9. Send and Receive Email
    1. Set Up an Email Account
    2. View Your Email
    3. Compose, Reply to, or Forward a Message
    4. Adjust Mail Settings
    5. Account Settings
    6. Fetch/Push Options
    7. Mail Sounds
    8. Other Mail Settings
  10. Use Instant Messaging
    1. Understand the iPad’s IM Challenges
    2. Pick an IM App
  11. Browse the Web
    1. Understand Safari’s Features and Limitations
    2. Supplement Safari
    3. Evernote
    4. Instapaper Pro
    5. A Few More Notable Apps
    6. Use Alternative Browsers
    7. Atomic Web Browser
    8. iCab Mobile
    9. Perfect Web Browser
    10. Terra
  12. Use Maps
    1. Find a Location (and other Basics)
    2. Find a Contact
    3. Find Yourself
    4. Get Directions
    5. Adjust Map Options
  13. Transfer and View Documents
    1. Understand Document Transfer Issues
    2. Copy Documents via iTunes
    3. Transfer Documents to Your iPad with iTunes
    4. Transfer Documents from Your iPad with iTunes
    5. Use Third-Party Apps
  14. Work with Text
    1. Choose a Text-Processing Approach
    2. Use a Text Editor
    3. Use a Word Processor
    4. Understand the Place of Word Processing on the iPad
    5. Use the iWork Document Manager
    6. Use Pages
    7. Use Google Documents
    8. Use Other Word Processing Apps
    9. Annotate PDFs
  15. Work with Spreadsheets
    1. Use Numbers
    2. Use Google Spreadsheets
    3. Edit Google Spreadsheets in a Web Browser
    4. Edit Google Spreadsheets in Numbers
    5. Edit Google Spreadsheets in a Third-Party App
    6. Use Other Spreadsheet Apps
  16. Create and Give Presentations
    1. Use Keynote for Presentations
    2. Learn Keynote Basics
    3. Create a Keynote Presentation
    4. Use an External Display
    5. Run a Keynote Presentation
    6. Use Other Apps for Presentations
  17. Print from Your iPad
    1. Use AirPrint
    2. Enable AirPrint Support for Shared Printers
    3. Print From an AirPrint-Capable App
    4. Use a Third-Party Printing App
    5. Print on a Computer
  18. Do Other Work Activities
    1. Use a Database
    2. Draw and Paint
    3. Record and Mix Audio
    4. Brainstorm, Outline, and Mind Map
  19. About This Book
    1. Ebook Extras
    2. About the Author
    3. Shameless Plug
    4. About the Publisher
  20. Copyright and Fine Print
  21. Featured Titles
    1. Increase Your iPad IQ
    2. More Take Control Ebooks