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lwunderstood
Posts: 5
Registered: ‎09-14-2011
My Device: BlackBerry Playbook & Torch
My Carrier: Digicel

Print button on Playbook

Is there a print button for WORD, Exel, PowerPoint To Go, etc.?  No where to be found.  What's up with that?

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aandras
Posts: 2,359
Registered: ‎04-19-2011
My Device: Z10 & Playbook
My Carrier: Verizon Wireless

Re: Print button on Playbook

At present you cannot print. Except for the simple print tool in app world
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jerryg50
Posts: 1,183
Registered: ‎02-28-2009
My Device: Torch, Bold, Play Book, and Bluetooth HS-700
My Carrier: BELL

Re: Print button on Playbook

The Playbook as far as I know, has no port or drivers that can drive a printer.

 

Connect the Playbook to your computer. Open Win Explorer or the equivalent. Navigate to the folder in the Playbook that contains the file to be printed. Open the folder, and then open the file on the computer with whatever compatible program that will work for you. Print using the computer.

 

Jerry G.

 

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Patrick_v14
Posts: 9
Registered: ‎09-08-2009
My Device: Not Specified

Re: Print button on Playbook

this would be great! if we can print from the playbook. it can use the same as Google Chrome's print cloud. some printers also have WiFi connection. would be great in the future as the playbook is great for school.
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MauriceRice
Posts: 425
Registered: ‎03-17-2011
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My Carrier: Telus

Re: Print button on Playbook

Speaking of Google Cloud Print. It is easy to set it upo and use it to print Gmail attachments. Works great too!

 

Using Google Cloud Print from PlayBook

 

 

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lwunderstood
Posts: 5
Registered: ‎09-14-2011
My Device: BlackBerry Playbook & Torch
My Carrier: Digicel

Re: Print button on Playbook

Thus far I have been getting around this by attaching the file to an e-mail and emailing it to my wireless printer.  That works.  Will this be addressed in future app updates? 

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Re: Print button on Playbook

OS 2.0 is coming soon for PlayBook. Only can hope it will have many goodies init

 




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jerryg50
Posts: 1,183
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Re: Print button on Playbook

Are there any articles that I can read that reveal any of the new OS2 features to be expected?

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