Docs to go - problem with slow scrolling

Discussion in 'iPad Apps' started by Guy1717, May 27, 2011.

  1. Guy1717
    Offline

    Guy1717 iPF Novice

    Joined:
    Mar 27, 2011
    Messages:
    75
    Thanks Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    6
    Location:
    Belgium
    Ratings:
    +0 / 0
    I have the full version of Documents to go and the problem is, when I scroll up or down in an XLS file i always get "checkerboards" even if I scroll slowly, and I have to wait 2 or 3 seconds before it dissapears and can see my information.



    Guy
    Last edited: May 27, 2011
  2. Tim SPRACKLEN
    Offline

    Tim SPRACKLEN iPad Legend

    Joined:
    Jan 3, 2011
    Messages:
    15,246
    Thanks Received:
    121
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Location:
    Scotland
    Ratings:
    +121 / 0
    I don't have Documents To Go, but Numbers (the Apple Excel equivalent) has the same problem....maybe it's to do with the complexity of processing the .xls files on the relatively modest iPad processor.

    Tim
  3. Guy1717
    Offline

    Guy1717 iPF Novice

    Joined:
    Mar 27, 2011
    Messages:
    75
    Thanks Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    6
    Location:
    Belgium
    Ratings:
    +0 / 0
    The file I'm talking about are just titles of movies i have seen, about 500 titles, so its really a very simple file
  4. richsadams
    Offline

    richsadams iPad Super Guru

    Joined:
    Mar 23, 2011
    Messages:
    3,504
    Thanks Received:
    99
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Location:
    NW Left Coast
    Ratings:
    +99 / 0
    Tim is correct...it's processing time. I've noticed the same thing when using Documents To Go on my original iPad. However if I open a basic Excel file in Numbers the response is much faster. The downside is that Numbers cannot handle larger, more complex spread sheets. My WAG is DTG requires more processing activity to get the job done. I also have Office2 HD and it's a bit faster loading and updating spreadsheets than DTG as well.

    DTG is a good app but if all you need to do is work with a simple list (as long as there aren't complicated formulas, etc.) Numbers is probably a better bet.

    If all you need to do is view a spreadsheet (not work with it) GoodReader is a great option as well plus it's a very robust app for viewing and saving many other types of files.

Share This Page

Search tags for this page
documents to go iphone scroll fast
,

documents to go slow

,

how to scroll on docs to go ipad

,
how to scroll when using documents to go
,

i pad slowly scrolls

,
ios pdf scrolling slow
,
ipad 2 scrolling slow
,
ipad 2 slow scrolling
,
ipad 2 slow scrolling problem
,
ipad 2 sluggish online, slow responce when scrolling
,
ipad scrolls slowly
,
ipad slow scrolling
,

ipad slow to scroll

,
my documents to go slow for pdf
,
my ipad is very slow problems with scrolling up and down
,
my iphone scroll is slow
,
scrolling down a page is slow for ipad
,
scrolling slow on ipad
,
slow scroll on ipad
,
slow scrolling ios browser for bootstrap site