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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Lex, May 17, 2010.

  1. Lex

    Lex New Member
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    Hi all,

    2 days into owning the Desire and as a gadget fan I'm like a kid in a sweet shop...:)

    Is there a way to place files on your homepage - I'd ike easy access to a a London underground map which I have saved as a .pdf?

    Am I missing something?

    Cheers,
    Lex
     

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  2. Desire D

    Desire D Well-Known Member
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    I don't have any PDF's on my Desire, but doesn't the usual "press down on the icon for two seconds and it will appear on the homepage screen" trick work?
     
  3. speedycolzalez

    speedycolzalez Well-Known Member
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    There's a London Underground app in the Marketplace. Not only does it include a map but it provides up to date service status and directions.
     
  4. HYCAET

    HYCAET Guest

    If you have something like Astro you can long press on on the spot you want the file, then go shortcuts, astro, then find the pdf
     
  5. Just what I was about to post, yep, this works, just tried it with a .doc file so it should work with a .pdf file.
     
  6. HYCAET

    HYCAET Guest

    I managed to get the desire's user guide up, so it works with pdf's
     
  7. Lex

    Lex New Member
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    Brilliant, loving Astro! Thanks guys :D
     
  8. Akalatengo

    Akalatengo Well-Known Member
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    thanks
     
  9. nx1977

    nx1977 Well-Known Member
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    Another member from Northamptonshire! That's 3 of us now. :)
     
  10. HYCAET

    HYCAET Guest

    you can both have a thank you, just for being from the Rose of the Shires.
     
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