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Old 27-05-2013, 22:44
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If I put my iPad face down on a printer to print a document from my Pages App. would it damage in any way my iPad?
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Old 27-05-2013, 22:53
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No, it shouldn't do. But why would you want to put your iPad face down on your printer?
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Old 27-05-2013, 23:12
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I gather its a Scanner/Printer, so they wanting to scan the IPad screen, not sure how it would come out.

All depending on printer type, there are Apps out there to enable printing from an IPad, Epson Print been one of those.

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Old 27-05-2013, 23:13
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No, it shouldn't do. But why would you want to put your iPad face down on your printer?
Thanks.
I thought there would be a 'why'
Convenience -to give someone a copy of a letter, quick and easy, no remote printing facility where I would do it.
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Old 27-05-2013, 23:16
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I gather its a Scanner/Printer, so they wanting to scan the IPad screen, not sure how it would come out.

All depending on printer type, there are Apps out there to enable printing from an IPad, Epson Print been one of those.

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Yes. A big office Scanner/Printer.
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Old 27-05-2013, 23:29
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Thanks.
I thought there would be a 'why'
Convenience -to give someone a copy of a letter, quick and easy, no remote printing facility where I would do it.
Ahh I see, you want to scan your iPad screen. I wouldn't have thought the scans would come out very well. Alternatively, you can get software to install on a computer which allows the connected printer to behave like an AirPrint compatible printer. Or you could email what you want to print to the computer if all else fails.
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Old 27-05-2013, 23:32
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It won't damage your iPad but I'm doubtful it would work unless you could disable the scanner light and just leave the scanner camera on.

Can you not email to them and leave the burden of printing with them? Make use of iCloud/Dropbox/Skydrive to access the document from a PC/Mac and print from the PC.
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Old 27-05-2013, 23:37
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I am a 'guest' worker in this particular office and have nothing to do with their printer apart from being allowed to use it without changing any settings etc.
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Old 28-05-2013, 07:46
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Why not set up a temporary wifi hotspot using your mobile (I'm assuming a wifi only iPad)? Save off the Pages doc as a PDF then email it to someone.
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Old 28-05-2013, 08:09
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If I put my iPad face down on a printer to print a document from my Pages App. would it damage in any way my iPad?
This is ridiculous. You will be the joke of the office if you do this.

Email the document or text to someone to print.
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Old 29-05-2013, 21:55
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It would be like taking a digital picture with flash off the iPad screen.

Just washed out. No image. Lot's of humour though.
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Old 29-05-2013, 22:04
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Wouldn't it be easier to take a screenshot and email that to them?!
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Old 30-05-2013, 01:02
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Not sure if the front camera could be damaged by the light off the copier, if you do intend to do this it might be an idea to put something over the camera. But as others have said why not just email the document or take a screen shot which the iPad can do right out of the box.
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Old 30-05-2013, 14:33
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As stated earlier, take a screen pic, that be perfect.
Do you know how to?
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Old 30-05-2013, 14:47
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Take a screen pic, power button and home button held down together, may take a few attempts to get the timing right!!
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Old 02-06-2013, 08:09
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Yes, sorry I know it sounds utterly ridiculous and stupid.
But forgot to say, my iPad would NOT be on line, so E-mailing is out.
I shall abandon the idea..
Thanks anyway.
Hee Hee
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Old 02-06-2013, 12:21
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So do it when the ipad IS online. An ipad which is never online would be pretty useless IMHO
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Old 02-06-2013, 18:48
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So do it when the ipad IS online. An ipad which is never online would be pretty useless IMHO
Nonsense.
Kindle, camera, calendar, Notes, My Accounts, stored forms on Page, - shall I go on?
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Old 03-06-2013, 11:18
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How do you get your kindle books, if not online?
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Old 03-06-2013, 12:57
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If you hold down the home button and sleep button together, the ipad will take a screen shot of the current screen content. From there you can email it to a computer, or whatever it is you want to do.
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Old 03-06-2013, 13:27
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If you hold down the home button and sleep button together, the ipad will take a screen shot of the current screen content. From there you can email it to a computer, or whatever it is you want to do.
As has already been mentioned several posts back.
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Old 03-06-2013, 13:34
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As has already been mentioned several posts back.
Oops.
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Old 03-06-2013, 20:22
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So do it when the ipad IS online. An ipad which is never online would be pretty useless IMHO
Synch with PC and download apps when required -you don't really ever have to go online if you don't want to.
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Old 03-06-2013, 22:17
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How do you get your kindle books, if not online?
Eh? Eh?
They have already been downloaded.
I have a "library" of books on my Kindle.(ready for reading)
Sorry, but do you understand what Kindle is?
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Old 03-06-2013, 22:21
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If you hold down the home button and sleep button together, the ipad will take a screen shot of the current screen content. From there you can email it to a computer, or whatever it is you want to do.
Please, please refer to my post above where I say that my ipad is not on line, so e-mailing is out.
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