How can I email an attachment on an iPad?

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions - Site Assistance' started by Cwyble, Feb 14, 2012.

  1. Cwyble

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    iPF Noob

    Feb 14, 2012
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    I have a spreadsheet that would be ideal for my job when I am out in the field but I don't see a way to attach it to an email
  2. JewelGarden

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    iPad Fan

    Mar 19, 2011
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    Open the spreadsheet in an app that supports email, like Goodreader (it can handle PDFs or Excel files) and use the "Manage Files" tools to send it as an email. It's pretty much the opposite of what you might do on a PC where you would go to your email program, draft a message and attach the file. On the iPad you start with the file which is associated with an app. The app controls what you can do with the it, print it, edit it, etc.

    Hope this helps. Let us know if you need more information

    Never, never, never give up -- Winston Churchill
  3. leelai

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    Apr 24, 2011
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    Hi and welcome to the Forum!

    I hope you have worked out how to attach that spreadsheet, JewelGarden gave you some good advice.

    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.
    Reading the IPad manual is a great place to start so please download a copy of these.
    2 very informative threads from which you will learn many tips and shortcuts for the IPad.
    We have rules like any Community so please read these also

    Once again we welcome you here and are so pleased you have joined us!

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