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Difficulty E- mailing PDF file and open in ipad2

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    I am new to this but am unable to send a PDF file to ipad2. She attachment shows up as winmail.dat. How open and save it. Thank you
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    Hi and welcome to the Forum!

    You can save a lot of PDF's to iBooks. Download iBooks and press the PDF in your email and you should get an Open In iBooks option. Goodreader is another great app.

    The IPad Forum is a community of members from all walks of life and from all over the world coming together to share our experiences and to help each other learn about this wonderful piece of technology the Ipad. There is a wealth of information already here in the many threads we have so doing some searches will answer most of the questions you have. If then you cannot find the answer you are seeking then by all means post your question. There are many friendly and informed members here only too willing to help you.

    We also have our own App - It is a very simple app to navigate.
    http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/discussion-forum-for-ipad/id412896524?mt=8
    Reading the IPad manual is a great place to start so please download a copy of these.
    http://www.support.apple.com/manuals/ipad/
    2 very informative threads from which you will learn many tips and shortcuts for the IPad.
    http://www.ipadforums.net/ipad-general-discussions/21590-tips-tricks-those-us-who-dont-know.html
    http://www.ipadforums.net/ipad-os/49581-ios5-tips-tricks.html
    We have rules like any Community so please read these also
    http://www.ipadforums.net/forum-rul...um-rules-everybody-please-read.html#post14697

    Once again we welcome you here and are so pleased you have joined us!
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    An easy way is to get Office2 HD or Quickoffice HD (or one of the free PDF viewers) and a Dropbox account. That way you can Dropbox stuff to yourself. You then have the option of emailing someone a Dropbox link to share a file or simply emailing it as an attachment from within the App'. Office2, Quickoffice and all free viewers, will extract PDF's from emails as well.

    I hope this helps.
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