CHAPTER 7Putting Documents on the iPad and iPhone

In this chapter, we’ll look at how to put documents on the iPad and iPhone and how to remove documents from the devices. Neither operation is as straightforward as you might expect, and the techniques you use depend on what the user needs to do with the documents—simply read them, or edit them and return them to the PC or Mac.

We’ll start by going over the way the iPad and iPhone handle documents, because this is substantially different from the way that most PC file systems handle them.

Once you’ve gotten the hang of how documents work in iOS, we’ll look at the tools that Apple provides for putting documents on the iPad and iPhone. Understandably enough, these tools have built-in limitations, ...

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