What are you guys using to edit PDF's on the road?

Discussion in 'Ask An Owner Operator' started by crocky, Oct 17, 2019.

  1. DieselDrivinDaddy

    DieselDrivinDaddy Light Load Member

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    Adobe Fill & Sign. Free app. Let’s you add signatures and text to pdf files.
     
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  3. Short Fuse EOD

    Short Fuse EOD Medium Load Member

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  4. zinita17601

    zinita17601 Road Train Member

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    I use my scans.can sign add text email fax.import documents from photo library or the phone drive.i think its $3 a month and $0.9 per page if u using the fax.
     
  5. crocky

    crocky Road Train Member

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    Yea, I forgot about Adobe Fill and sign until someone earlier linked it..

    Going to try it next go see if I like it.
     
  6. loudtom

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    Sometimes it doesn't load all of the pages for me. If I use the standard .pdf viewer on my phone, then open it again with Fill and Sign, it shows all of the pages.

    Sometimes it takes my inputs from on top of a line and puts them underneath the line. To check this, I back out to the main page, then reopen the file again. If they're out of place, then I slide them all back where they belong and it fixes it. I haven't had this happen in a long time, so maybe it was a bug that was fixed.

    I also share the file through Gmail, but it creates a new email that I have to type in the address of who I am sending it to. It won't let you share as a reply to an existing message. Sometimes I send it to myself, then get on the laptop and download it, then I can reattach it as a reply with any other documents.
     
  7. crocky

    crocky Road Train Member

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    Actually I tried it today and it can't seem to find the PDF's on my phone. I download the PDF from Gmail, open up Fill & Sign but I can't navigate to the folder the PDF was saved to and the phone just auto downloads to some random directory that I can't seem to find once in the app. For some reason gmail isn't sending the PDF's to my downloads file, it's going to a smasung directory for files but fill & sign can't seem to navigate to that directory..
     
  8. Oscar the KW

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    This is what I use on my iPhone. Works great.
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  9. loudtom

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    I always open the file from Gmail, rather than downloading it and then using the app to open it. After you've opened the file, it will show up on the main page history as the most recently edited one. I've pretty much given up on trying to save the file, and find it much easier to share the file to myself through Gmail and then send it out and save it to a folder.

    It's a good app for filling and signing, but the way it handles the files is stupid. It could be such a great app if you could just open, edit, and save like any other program.
     
  10. crocky

    crocky Road Train Member

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    Ok so it is a issue for others then.. I mean I'm pretty tech savvy with computers but I'm not a expert with smart phones and just assumed I was doing it wrong. I'll have to play with it some more because the 1zt time I was able to use it but then second time for the life of me I could get it to find the file.. Maybe I had the 1st one open in gmail when I did it and maybe thats why it worked.

    I may end up just getting myself a Microsoft surface pro and keeping it as my truck computer. I used to have one a few years ago when the 3rd model came out and I liked it but for what I needed it wasnt quite a laptop replacement.. but perhaps for this stuff it would be perfect.
     
  11. tscottme

    tscottme Road Train Member

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    That's whay I do as well. As long as you aren't disputing the signature is yours, nobody cares if it's your actual signature. Nobody but you knows what your signature looks like.
     
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