Using MS Office on iPad

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  1. paddling

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    Hello everybody. I am a retired academic, living in Switzerland. I have just acquired an ipad 2, and stumbled across the Forum whilst looking for information about using Microsoft Office on the iPad. I see the topic has already been well covered. I'm sure I shall have other questions, though.

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    Hi and welcome to the Forum!

    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.
    http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/discussion-forum-for-ipad/id412896524?mt=8
    Tutorial for our App
    http://www.ipadforums.net/new-membe...sistance/107524-ipad-forums-app-tutorial.html
    Tutorial on creating posts on the Forum
    http://www.ipadforums.net/new-membe...-creating-posts-starting-new-threads-how.html
    Reading the IPad manual is a great place to start so please download a copy of these.
    http://www.support.apple.com/manuals/ipad/
    3 very informative threads from which you will learn many tips and shortcuts for the IPad.
    http://www.ipadforums.net/ipad-general-discussions/21590-tips-tricks-those-us-who-dont-know.html
    http://www.ipadforums.net/ipad-os/49581-ios5-tips-tricks.html
    http://www.ipadforums.net/ipad-help...shortcuts-helpful-places-people-new-ipad.html
    We have rules like any Community so please read these also
    http://www.ipadforums.net/forum-rul...um-rules-everybody-please-read.html#post14697

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

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    Hi Rocki

    Many thanks: I will certainly try it

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    I recommend Pages. It's very user-friendly and I use it all the time. :)
     
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    Seconded. And it syncs to Pages on the Mac too, which is a nice bonus.
     
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    Pages uses only iwork files and cannot save to other formats, for example doc file. Beside it saves only to icloud or email. Office2hd looks same as office suite from mac/pc and support various cloud services and formats. So if you dont use or have iwork on computer then you are in deep trouble.
    I'm not using it much because i have laptop home and edit documents from there mostly( bigger screen and keyboard) but can done my things if needed from ipad
     
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    Uh yes it can save to doc and read them. :) it's also very easy to move docs to and from the computer/ipad. For over a year, I didn't have a Mac and was using word on the comp and pages on my ipad. They worked flawlessly together. Please don't post misleading information when all we want is to help the OP.
     
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    I frequently send files to colleagues in Word format and PDF. As far as I know Numbers is also file compatible with excel, and Keynote with PowerPoint.
     
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    Just to confirm that it does save in .doc format.....l

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