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    Can not Open doc or docx file in my ipad2

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    Can not Open doc or docx file in my ipad2
    Hi,
    I got a problem with my macbookpro when I sent a file (doc or docx file ) from my macbookpro through my yahoo email or gmail as attachement. It would not be opened on my Ipad 2. Can somebody help me? Thank you for your help.

    Regards,

    Jamz


    Ps. Ouppss sorry I was in wrong room. Sorry I am a new member here.

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    Can not Open doc or docx file in my ipad2
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    Can you explain exactly what you're doing on your iPad and where it's stopping/erroring etc?

    As the attachment should appear at the bottom of the email, you touch it to download it, then it should open and display.
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    Can not Open doc or docx file in my ipad2

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    Thak you for yr prompt response,
    I downloaded from my email, but it said DOWLOADED FAIL - safari cannot download this file

    Thanks

    Jamz

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    Can not Open doc or docx file in my ipad2
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    This may be a silly question but you do have a working internet connection on your iPad when trying this don't you?

    Assuming you do, can you send yourself another couple of emails with different sorts of attachments - maybe an image and another with a text or rtf document and see if they work
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    Can not Open doc or docx file in my ipad2

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    Thanks Mrplow,

    Yes, I had a working internet connection.
    I could open .pdf file and havent tried it yet for .rtf.
    Also, I just tried sending an attachment from my old file (.doc) it is fine. but my new file ( which I typed from my mackbookpro) either I saved to.doc or docx. it doesn't work.

    Thank you.


    Jamz

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    Can not Open doc or docx file in my ipad2
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jamz View Post
    Thanks Mrplow,

    Yes, I had a working internet connection.
    I could open .pdf file and havent tried it yet for .rtf.
    Also, I just tried sending an attachment from my old file (.doc) it is fine. but my new file ( which I typed from my mackbookpro) either I saved to.doc or docx. it doesn't work.

    Thank you.


    Jamz
    check you can still open it OK on your MBP, then save and send it again
    External hard disk acquisition addict - but admitting the problem is the first step to a robust backup

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