Using Excel offline

Discussion in 'iPad at Work' started by Richard Burnock, Nov 20, 2012.

  1. Richard Burnock
    Offline

    Richard Burnock iPF Noob

    Joined:
    Aug 8, 2012
    Messages:
    2
    Thanks Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Ratings:
    +0 / 0
    Is there a way to view/edit Excel files offline? I use CloudOn and Dropbox when online, which is fine, but I sometimes need to access files when I have no Internet connection. Thanks...........
  2. Mickey330
    Offline

    Mickey330 Administrator Staff Member

    Joined:
    Aug 30, 2010
    Messages:
    11,434
    Thanks Received:
    1,705
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Location:
    Western NY state (USA)
    Ratings:
    +1,821 / 0
    When using Dropbox (the app), if you make the Excel file a favorite (via a tab in the Dropbox app), it will be actually stored on the iPad for offline viewing. Of course, if you make changes to it, it won't get updated - but at least you'll be able to view the file.

    I think Dropbox updates it when you go back online (but, I'm not sure ... never used the Favorites function).

    Hope that helps?

    Marilyn
  3. coolstuffs
    Offline

    coolstuffs iPF Novice

    Joined:
    Jun 1, 2012
    Messages:
    87
    Thanks Received:
    2
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Location:
    NY
    Ratings:
    +2 / 0
    I don't have a spreadsheet app that runs offline so I use a pdf app to open a pdf file in dropbox instead. But the procedure should be the same.
    Access your dropbox account using Safari. Open the file. Tap the menu as shown in the picture below and select your Excel editor app(you must have this and must be able to run offline - Example "Numbers"). Logout of dropbox and close Safari. Switch off your internet connection to test. Run your Excel editor app and select the file that you have downloaded.
    Excel_dropbox.jpg

Share This Page

Search tags for this page

cloudon offline

,
edit excel files on ipad offline
,

edit excel offline ipad

,
edit excel offline iphone
,

edit excel on ipad offline

,

edit excel on ipad without internet

,
edit excel on iphone offline
,
edit+excel+on+ipad offline
,
excel file on ipad offline
,

excel for ipad offline

,
excel for ipad without internet
,
excel in ipad free offline
,

excel offline

,
excel offline editor for ipad
,

excel offline ipad

,
excel on ipad offline
,
how to use offline excel file
,
ipad edit excel offline
,

offline excel for ipad

,

using cloudon offline