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Help: Store and Sync documents

iCloud

Use iCloud to store your documents and automatically sync them on all devices which have PDFpen Scan+ installed.

Turn on iCloud:

  1. From Documents view, tap the Tools tool icon icon in the menubar.

  2. Switch “iCloud” on.

Note: When a document is updated, you will see a blue progress bar to indicate a save in progress.


Auto-Export

PDFpen Scan+ will export newly created scans to a chosen Dropbox folder, or the PDFpen iCloud folder.
PDFpen for iPad & iPhone users can share an iCloud folder with PDFpen Scan+. Find out more about PDFpen, the mobile PDF editor.
Setup auto-export:

  1. From Documents view tap “Tools” > “New Document Settings.”
    • Switch on “Dropbox” and Dropbox will open. If you have not already, link your Dropbox account by tapping “Allow” when asked. In the Dropbox file manager locate a destination folder for new scans, than tap “+ Sync Folder.”
    • Switch on “PDFpen’s iCloud Folder” to have new scans uploaded to the iCloud folder of PDFpen for iPhone and iPad.

Only one export method can be on at a time. Export happens upon exit of the new scan and return to Documents view.


Export / Transfer

Email a document

Email a document, including any OCR text, as a PDF or JPEG attachment, or include the OCR text as inline text.

  1. Open a document.

  2. Tap the Share Shareicon icon in the toolbar, then tap “Email Document”. You will see several options.

    • Email PDF: Sends the entire document as a PDF attachment, including any OCR text.

    • Email OCR text: Sends just the OCR text of the document as the body of the email.

    • Email this page only: Sends just the current page as a PDF attachment, including any OCR text.

    • Email this page as a JPEG: Sends just the one page as a JPEG attachment, including any OCR text.

Open In…

  1. Open a document. To export just one page open that page.

  2. Tap the ShareShareicon icon in the toolbar.

  3. Tap “Open In” to see a list of other apps on your device in which to view your document. Tap on an app, and your document will open in that app.

Use with PDFpen for iPad & iPhone

  1. Open a document. To export just one page open that page.

  2. Tap the ShareShareicon icon in the toolbar.

  3. Tap “PDFpen” and your document will open in PDFpen for iPad & iPhone.

You can purchase PDFpen for iPad & iPhone on the App Store.

Export via Dropbox / Evernote / Google Drive / WebDAV / FTP

  1. Open a document. To export just one page open that page.

  2. Tap the ShareShareicon icon from the toolbar.

  3. Tap Copy to Dropbox / Evernote / Google / WebDAV / FTP. You will need the login name and password for that service. If it is WebDAV / FTP you will need a server name, as well. If you have already logged in to the service, you will not be asked to login again. You will be taken straight to the file view of the service.

  4. Select a location to send the document then tap “Export” to finish.

Export via iCloud Drive

  1. Open a document. To export just one page open that page.

  2. Tap the ShareShareicon icon from the toolbar then tap “iCloud Drive.”

  3. From the following iCloud menu locate the app folder you want to copy your document into, then tap “Export to this Location” and “Done.”

  4. To export to some cloud service, or server, other than iCloud, tap “Locations” > “More…” to open the “Document Providers” menu. Switch on your preferred provider service to allow iCloud access to it and tap “Done.” You will then exit and re-enter the iCloud Drive menu to find that provider listed in the “Locations” menu. If you are trying to access a server, you will need an app which supports iCloud Drive.

iTunes (USB)

  1. Connect you iPad to your computer via USB.
  2. From Documents view tap on the document you wish to export.
  3. Tap the ShareShareicon icon from the toolbar.

  4. Tap “iTunes”. A popup will appear showing the other documents already IconShared in iTunes. Tap “Export”.

Locate your document on your Mac in iTunes. To do so, open iTunes and look in the left column of the iTunes window and locate your iPad under “Devices”. Look to the right, under the “Apps” tab scroll to the bottom, in the “Apps” list under “File Sharing” click on “PDFpen Scan+”. You will see all the files IconShared via iTunes on your iPad.

iTunes (wireless)

  1. Make sure your iOS device is running iOS 5 or higher and is on the same local Wi-Fi network as your Mac.
  2. On your computer, in iTunes, look in the left hand column under “Devices” and click on your iOS device.
  3. In the main area to the right, under the “Summary” tab, scroll down to the “Options” section.
  4. Check “Sync with this iOS device over Wi-Fi”. Your iOS device will now be able to sync with this computer when both are on the same Wi-Fi network.
  5. Follow the steps for iTunes (USB) export from step 2 and down.
 

 

 

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