File attachment

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  1. ronmoz

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    Okay, there has to be a trick to do this....how do I attach a file in Dropbox to an email that I initiate on my iPad2 in the Mail application?

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  2. Magnetron

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    I do it by highlighting the photo in Dropbox, select the paper-clip and copy to clipboard. Then in the email text area, tap and select paste. I am sure there are other ways but this one works.
    Good luck.
     
  3. cjkfrost

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    Hi, if your jailbroken check out Any Attach in cydia, it does exactly what your wanting to do. It ads a paper clip to the email program. Simply click on it and send any type of file from your iPad, camera roll and drop box
    hope this helps a little.
     
  4. twerppoet

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    Use the link icon to Copy Link to Clipboard. Go to Mail and paste the link into your email.

    There is no direct way to add the file as a full attachment in the Mail app (without jailbreaking), though you could use Open In to place a copy in GoodReader, then mail the attachment from there.
     
    #4 twerppoet, Apr 18, 2012
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