Number - Pdf provider

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  1. scoth

    scoth iPF Noob

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    Does anyone know how to get Numbers for iPad to work with PDF Provider. App says it works with Number but yet to find how.
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    Which app are you talking about? There are over 1,400 PDF apps in the app store.
     
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    He is talking about PDF provider and Numbers.
     
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    Presumably, if you purchase the PDF PROvider app it will explain how to do it.
     
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    Thanks.
     
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    I did purchase PDF PROvider but don't see instructions on how to use with IPad IWork files like numbers
     
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    Did you check out the full description of the app?

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    Thats why I got it but no additional provisions to save or open in PDF Provider. So far all I have been able to do is copy into clip board. This is rather cumbersome especially if you have multiple pictures and objects v
     
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    Have you tried clicking on the app support button and asking you question there?
     
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    It's not going to go into Numbers and grab a file to use. No app can do that.

    You'll have to export the Numbers file using one of the normal methods (email, iTunes, WebDAV) and then copy/open it in the PDF PROvider app. The easiest would be to email the file to yourself, tap-hold on the attachment when it arrives in Mail, and use the Open In option to copy it to the PDF app.
     
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    I thought about this, but this is PDF provider not providing any support for Number at all, IMO.
     
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    From their site:

    Which is about what I expected.

    I'm guessing the OP either expected direct access to Numbers files, or does not understand how to export and use Open In with Numbers. I/we can go into more detail on either if needed/asked.
     
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    Heh. Just noticed they're still talking about MobileMe. Time to update the website.

    On the off chance the app was abandoned I checked the last update, which was the end of last month.
     
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    Good point. I figured that is how it would work...but I don't own the app so I could not be sure.
     
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    I knew about the various export features, just wonder why the open in option is not made available at the application level. This would make the iPad more versatile and less reliant on multiple steps and functions just to create a PDF etc.
     

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