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CrymTym
Sep 13, 2008, 11:47 AM
I Dont Understand

Can u Displaay Excel spreadsheets on iPhone

and

if so

how?



Joe23
Sep 13, 2008, 11:48 AM
You can, but only if someone emails one to your (or you email one to yourself). There isn't any support to edit one natively - not sure if there's an app in the app store that does?

sushi
Sep 13, 2008, 11:52 AM
To add:

There are some apps that let you move (copy) an Excel spreadsheet from your Mac to the iPhone/Touch.

You can then view the spreadsheet via a viewer, but you cannot edit the spreadsheet.

philgilder
Sep 13, 2008, 12:03 PM
programs such as datacase, air sharing, files etc will let you connect to your pc or mac via wifi and copy across files, including excel files, which can be viewed, but not edited on the iphone

CrymTym
Sep 13, 2008, 12:21 PM
I Have The Air Sharing App Now Whatt?

and What is Viewer??

sushi
Sep 13, 2008, 12:30 PM
I Have The Air Sharing App Now Whatt?

and What is Viewer??
Use the Air Sharing App to copy files from your computer to your iPhone/Touch.

Then using your iPhone/Touch, click on your Excel files to open them up and to view them.

CrymTym
Sep 13, 2008, 12:37 PM
is that the only way i can view them? by going on air sharing?

philgilder
Sep 13, 2008, 12:43 PM
is that the only way i can view them? by going on air sharing?
yes, or email them to yourself

livemixer
Sep 13, 2008, 12:49 PM
My question is, can you, or is there an app that allows you to, view excel spreadsheets with macros enabled?

CrymTym
Sep 13, 2008, 12:57 PM
if i email em to myself via hotmail i can only receive them via safari so how do i download them?

CrymTym
Sep 13, 2008, 01:55 PM
help please?

philgilder
Sep 13, 2008, 02:10 PM
you can't download attachments (apart from photos)

what is it you want to be able to do? view excel files? if so, email them to yourself or use files, air sharing, datacase etc

CrymTym
Sep 13, 2008, 02:46 PM
i can only view the excel files on air sharing then :S

is there no other way to view them?

philgilder
Sep 13, 2008, 02:50 PM
i can only view the excel files on air sharing then :S

is there no other way to view them?
yes, if you email them to yourself

there are two, and only two ways to view files:
via email or air sharing, datacase etc

how else do you expect/want to view them?

CrymTym
Sep 13, 2008, 02:58 PM
maybe on notes or something?

rhett7660
Sep 13, 2008, 03:03 PM
CrymTym

You can't edit it yet (unless there is a new app that just appeared in the app store).

Email it to an account you have on your iphone. Click on the little attachment icon in the email. Once it is done downloading click on it and it will open up in a new window for you.

I have done this with the following version of excel, 2000, 2003, 2007. They all worked fine. I don't know if macro's work or not. But if you can't edit it, would you need macro's?

Hopefully this helps......

philgilder
Sep 13, 2008, 03:04 PM
maybe on notes or something?
nope. excel files can only be opened, if saved directly on the phone, with special viewer programs, like those already mentioned (datacase, files etc)

dukebound85
Sep 13, 2008, 03:04 PM
how would notes work?

i suggest air sharing

speakerwizard
Sep 13, 2008, 03:41 PM
http://www.tuaw.com/2008/06/15/mariner-calc-for-iphone/

This should be coming soon.

also CrymTym, try google and macrumors search, these are pretty basic questions and would be a lot quicker for you.

CrymTym
Sep 13, 2008, 03:56 PM
help much appreciated

But I think I'll make a g-mail account and then email to myself :)

Thanks though


Now going a little off topic but is there a possibility apple might make the 2G's resolution match the 3G's? Because they're alot different?!?!

philgilder
Sep 13, 2008, 04:01 PM
Now going a little off topic but is there a possibility apple might make the 2G's resolution match the 3G's? Because they're alot different?!?!
no they're not. the screens are exactly the same

CrymTym
Sep 13, 2008, 04:10 PM
the screens are different. 3G is way better resolution.

Anyone agree?

philgilder
Sep 13, 2008, 04:15 PM
old iPhone:
http://img353.imageshack.us/img353/8233/picture9nk5.png

iPhone 3G:
http://img366.imageshack.us/img366/5273/picture10vq8.png

same display
and how can apple update the resolution of the iphone 2g. resolution is hardware, and they don't produce the iphone 2g anymore

CrymTym
Sep 13, 2008, 04:24 PM
I know they don't produce them but if u hold the two together ull see the3G screen luks different

philgilder
Sep 13, 2008, 04:26 PM
I know they don't produce them but if u hold the two together ull see the3G screen luks different
its brighter, but the resolution is the same, and you asked about the resolution

Now going a little off topic but is there a possibility apple might make the 2G's resolution match the 3G's? Because they're alot different?!?!

CrymTym
Sep 13, 2008, 04:29 PM
yeh I'm sorry can they change that on the next update? Make them look same? Pozsible?

philgilder
Sep 13, 2008, 04:33 PM
yeh I'm sorry can they change that on the next update? Make them look same? Pozsible?
no. everything to do with the screen - resolution and max brightness are hardware related

CrymTym
Sep 13, 2008, 04:34 PM
oh okayy then

sushi
Sep 13, 2008, 07:45 PM
there are two, and only two ways to view files:
via email or air sharing, datacase etc
To add, I've used both Air Sharing, which works from multiple platforms, and FileMagnet (Mac only right now, but they will be making a PC version).

Both have their strengths and weaknesses.

Personally, I prefer FileMagnet's linking better. On the Touch, Air Sharing has a little nice interface when moving between folders.

Right now, for me, FileMagent comes out on top.