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How to get Pdf onto Ipad

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Is there a quicker way to get a Pdf technical manual (1.6gb) onto the Ipad than using Dropbox.

Thanks,

Peter
 

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iTune too slow for you?
Never Tried such a big file.
It will take me about 5 Min for 15 Magazines with avenger size of 40M each.
I do it all the time, and it is not that bad.
 

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Hi,

I sometimes e-mail the file to myself from my computer. Open the e-mail on the iPad and save the PDF right into iBooks. Maybe cumbersome, but it works for me.

Bill
 

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Hi,

I sometimes e-mail the file to myself from my computer. Open the e-mail on the iPad and save the PDF right into iBooks. Maybe cumbersome, but it works for me.

Bill

mmm..

You send yourself a 1 GByte attachment in the mail ?
 
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Thanks for all the replies. The Email idea is good but not for such large files.

How do I do it through ITunes? couldn't find a way to see the PDf files within Itunes.

What an idiot I am!!! Just looked in Itunes again and realised all I need to do is to open the file in Itunes and then sync'. Doooh!! Thanks for the nudge Peled!


Thanks,
Peter
 
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Lol get used to the feeling.
Been experiencing those Duh moments all my life.....don't expect they'll disappear anyday soon.

If you use goodreader they have a little usb app for windows that lets you download items to the iPad without openning iTunes. Drag and drop.
 
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I'll have a look at Goodreader, thanks.
Next problem!
Having opened one of the Pdf's I found not all pages were there. Now my entire Ibooks library appears to be empty, no books, Pdf's or anything.
 

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I'll have a look at Goodreader, thanks.
Next problem!
Having opened one of the Pdf's I found not all pages were there. Now my entire Ibooks library appears to be empty, no books, Pdf's or anything.

You probably cleared everything in iTune, and performed a Sync.
Happened to me in the 1st days, and ever since I never sync. I just copy.
 
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The thing is, when I sync with Itunes it shows everything to be in place on the Pad and doesn't re-sync it. I thinks it's just not showing up in IBooks although it's all there.

Cancel the above, they've all come back! I think there was a problem with it trying to import a corrupt file.

All OK now.

Thanks again,
Peter
 
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