Transferring a folder of files from PC to IPAD

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  1. mountainquilter

    mountainquilter iPF Noob

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    I would like to transfer a folder of files to my IPAD. There are many files in the folder and I need to know where it goes. I have Quick Office Pro on my IPAD to read and write with so I will be able to see the documents. Will they appear anywhere together? I have the same folder in my dropbox when I have internet but sometimes I need the file when I don't have access.
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    There is a program that most all iPad users have called GoodReader. It's the 'Swiss Army Knife' for the iPad and it can store files all together and in folders - or however you want them - and can transfer files to and from your PC using either WiFi or USB without the need for iTunes. It's built in web-browser can download files too, something that Safari doesn't offer - except for PDF format. From within GoodReader you can open those files in any app that supports that type of file. Having said that, though, when a compatible app does open that file it makes a local copy that it works on, so the original copy in GoodReader is left untouched. If you want to store the modified file in GoodReader you have to transfer it back there by some means.

    GoodReader can also attach several files to an email and then send them using the iPad's native Mail app - something you can't do from within Mail itself. It also gives you the opportunity to annotate PDF files and save the resulting file so that it can be read on a PC or Mac. That annotation can be handwritten or typed and you can search the document for your typed annotations and bookmarks. On the latest version, PDF files can be scrolled horizontally or vertically.

    It can also play several formats of video and audio files too.

    Tim
     
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    Transfering folders & files

    Thanks Tim for the information! That worked great!
     

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