If this still doesn't work, consider using iOS 11's new Files app to locate your PDF files and copy. When I open PDFs on the internet, I just get a gray screen. I then try to open the PDF in iBooks, but that is unresponsive as well. I do not think. The Apple iPad was designed to open and store PDF files quickly and effortlessly . However, this doesn't guarantee that you will never experience a problem.

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I have always been able to open my PDFs in my iPad even if is an old one. Like Show 0 How to back up and restore PDF documents on iPad/iPhone using iTunes . Please note that the pre-release version will not expire. Could you clarify what you mean by large PDF files (10 MB, 20 MB?) share and ahve you updated your Box App to the latest version for iOS?. Are the PDFs files being blocked by Facebook or the IPad operating system? was merged into a similar question in the Help Community: Why can't I open files .

Not all PDFs are created the same way.

Many different programs produce PDFs, each with different settings and requirements. For example, if the PDF uses uncommon fonts that weren't embedded in the document, the PDF may not load properly in some readers but may be fine in others. This is common in computers and certainly isn't limited to the iPad.

Before assuming the file is corrupt or that the PDF isn't accessible on the iPad, try using a different app. A published author and professional speaker, David Weedmark has advised businesses and governments on technology, media and marketing for more than 20 years. He has taught computer science at Algonquin College, has started three successful businesses, and has written hundreds of articles for newspapers and magazines throughout Canada and the United States.

The iPad and Keynote Syncing. Share on Facebook. References Apple Support: What is the version of Acrobat Reader? By "the last update", do you mean What is the other app that you are trying to open the PDF document? Can you try opening from Apple Safari or Mail to see if it works?

We are trying to determine if the other app has a problem. Thank you.

Thank you for your patience. Please give it a try and let us know if it works for you. Thank you very much, for your help, I will update the app and I will let you know if it works. Best regards. I have always used Adobe in all my devices, I hope you can help me. Please let us know if you have further questions.

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Here are the recommended steps for you to try when you get home. Open PDF documents that have been backed up on your MacBook Pro to make sure that they are not corrupted or damaged during file transfer. Uninstall Acrobat Reader.

Install Acrobat Reader from the App Store. Restore the PDF documents. See the section: It wouldn't hurt to restart your iPad, either.

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Please let us know what you find out. However, there's an easy workaround that works in many cases. Tap the link and hold it for a while. System menu will pop up with the choice of actions. Select Open action. The link should open. However, instead of doing this, please consider using "professional" WiFi transfer technique , where this issue will not be relevant. I want to stop syncing a file or a folder, but can't delete the corresponding sync record If you wish to stop syncing a local file or a folder, you have to delete the corresponding sync record.

Open the Connect control panel, find the sync record you wish to delete and use the Trash mini-button. When connecting to a shared Windows folder, GoodReader is always denying an access and asking for a password, but I don't have a password set up on my Windows machine It may be necessary to adjust Advanced Sharing Settings on your Windows machine: open Network and Sharing Center, click Change advanced sharing settings link on the left, find the Password protected sharing section and select the Turn off password protected sharing option.

However, a more secure solution would be to actually set up a password for your Windows user account. I cannot close a file, because navigation menu has disappeared The navigation menu with a back button has disappeared to give you more reading space.

To bring this menu back, quickly tap in the middle of the screen this applies to every file type.

Transferring files

There's a very special case with PDF files, when tapping in the middle of the screen is not desirable. For example, the middle of the screen can be occupied by a big PDF Link, which will take you to a very different place if you tap it. Scanned images in my PDF files appear to be of a very low quality, although they're actually not You can choose the level of quality for scanned PDF images with the Higher quality images switch in app settings, PDF section.

Choosing higher quality images produces better-looking scans, but impacts performance noticeably. If scanned images is not your main concern, you can disable this switch to get a faster page rendering. PDF rendering and page turning became slower than it was before There are two things to try that may help: Choose different PDF displaying engine.

Choose between the "fast" one and the "safe" one. The safe engine is the original GoodReader's engine that was used in many versions prior to v. However, it was noted that older engine loads pages faster for some PDF files.

So try both these engines, and choose the one that you like more. Disable Higher quality images switch in app settings, PDF section.

I can't select a text to copy or to highlight it Some PDF files contain scanned images that look like text, but they're not, they're actually pictures. You need to have a real text defined in a PDF file to be able to select it. To invoke annotation-specific actions deletion, color change, etc.

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It doesn't mean that annotations are missing, they're there. It's just Mail app is not capable of showing them. Mail app only shows you a basic preview of what's inside a file. GoodReader offers you the ability to "flatten" a file. This results in two things: 1 every PDF-capable app including Mail and Safari will be able to show you flattened annotations, 2 all your annotations become non-editable, because they're not annotations anymore, but normal drawings that are drawn on a page as if they were initially drawn there during PDF file creation process.

This may also be useful if you want to prevent your annotations from being edited by someone else. Flattening option will be offered to you every time you try to email a PDF file or send it to another app via the "Open In It is also available as a separate Flatten Copy command when viewing a PDF file and as a button in the file managing mode. GoodReader takes a smart approach to file flattening. It gives your recipient a chance to "unflatten" a file upon receiving this can only be done in GoodReader app, other apps can't unflatten what was flattened by GoodReader.

But this option must be explicitly enabled in GoodReader's settings on a device that was used for flattening.Community Manager. You can not post a blank message. Please turn JavaScript back on and reload this page.

Please let us know what you find out. Many different programs produce PDFs, each with different settings and requirements.

My MS Office files are shown a little bit incorrectly - text is off-place, formatting is different, etc.

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