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save docs on ipad and sync to pc?

Discussion in 'iPad 2 Forum' started by billtownson, Sep 6, 2012.

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    As a teacher, I am interested to find out if i can sync documents, ie excel spreadsheet between my pc and ipad. Can I update and add data to the doc save into dropbox or other area and open..updated on my pc?

    Thanks for any advice.
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    Yes you can. The trick is to use an app like QuickOfficeHD that has native Dropbox support so that you do not need to use the Open In... function from the Dropbox app. When you open and save directly to and from the Dropbox folder within QuickOffice, the documents are updated automatically.
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    Cheers! I have enabled open office to accept the service from dropbox, all fine can see doc but can't seem to edit it. I have missed a setting? Checked not read only
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    Problem now solved, Original doc, excel workbook 2010. When I re-saved it as 97-2003v all enabled and now up and running. Thanks

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