Hi, my name is Britton. Are you available to chat?
Does all of the content fit into one screen on the iPad?
or do you have to scroll through it?
It is an invoice, so it depends how many line items are on it. It might fit on one page in some cases, but not guaranteed
well, I think the best way to make this work is to take a screen shot. This will capture the contents of the screen to a picture in your photo library
To capture the screen, press the home (center, bottom) button and the sleep / wake button (top right, rectangular) simultaneously, hold them for a second then release
That's a bit clunky, and not very professional looking - I want to email the invoice to customers. I have been looking for an app that might at least convert the contents to a pdf. Any thoughts?
well, unfortunately the iPad doesn't have much functionality as a laptop -- I suppose Apple considers that more laptop functionality :)What format is the invoice in? What are you using to create it?
It is a cloud based accounting package called ezyaccounts.com. I don't know what for it is in. I do know that in IE on a PC the webpage emails perfectly - and seamlessly. Safari on Macs have an email contents, but not on iPad
So, are you saying the website itself has an option to email the invoices (excluding the iPad)? Or this is a feature (3rd party add-on) of the browsers you're using?
It's not a website action. Internat Explorer has Send>Page by email; Safari has Email Contents of Webpage
gotcha, let me see if there is something else I can suggest. Have you tried webtoolbox+ by any chance? I believe it has an option to export a page as a PDF
No I haven't tried that. I did try one app, Web to PDF, but that didn't work. Webtoolbox+ seems to get bad reviews
I've mixed results, but I don't know of many options out there aside from capturing the screen. It may be worth a shot
Have you used webtoolbox+ to save a webpage as a pdf?
I've only seen it used by others, I don't have a copy of it
I've downloaded it and give it a shot
okay, let me know what you think. we can also try using good reader, do you have it?
webtoolbox+ doesn't work - it attempts to go to the url in the address bar to look up the content rather than save the actual contant on the screen, but as it is a secure page, it is not permitted access.
bummer, if it's using SSL (https://) then good reader won't work either
It is https://
To be honest, I don't think we're going to get this to work, we might be able to use a different browser, but failing that, I don't think it's going to work.
However, I don't want to deny you the opportunity to get the input of another expert, I can opt-out to give someone else a chance
if you think that would help, Britton...
one second, let me look at other browsers first
stand by, I'm just checking to see if the Atomic Browser has a feature that might work for you
Maybe try ReaddleDocs -- I haven't used it but it looks like it's gotten great reviews and it looks like it can export web pages as documents
I'll have a look.
Are you still with me? It looks like you've left the chat session...
Unfortunately, none of this has helped resolve the issue. I have just discovered that Apple are releasing a new OS version tomorrow and this matter should be resolved within that. Thought you guys would be on top of such things?
iOS 5 releases on Wednesday, this is the new version of the OS for your iPad. I have reviewed the feature list, I don't think this feature is part of iOS 5. Did you try ReaddleDocs?
mmm...kind of does it. You need to operate from inside the app's own browser - but doesn't do everything well. But a good start. Thanks Britton.