Ontopic iPad weirdness? v. Downloading large files

Mr. Argumentor

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So, I use my iPad for textbooks and such. I use Dropbox to transfer the ebooks to the iPad. Recently Dropbox will get halfway through a d/l (app or website) then just stop and go to the home screen.

No error messages or anything, just cancels itself out.

Not sure if there is a size limit on downloads for the iPad or what, but as I said it is a recent development
 

Mikeawesome

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try DLing from somewhere other than dropbox and see if the same problem occurs
 

Duke

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Have you checked the available space you have left on your ipad? Maybe it's close to full.
 

Mr. Argumentor

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Ok, now we got something else going on, it's not loading .pdf files, from what I can tell.
Uninstalled the widget, reinstalled, downloaded the 470Mb file with no problems, then when it opened it it crapped out and went to the main screen. Tried d/ling other files and got roughly the same, files came down fine (took a while) and then when it went to open it shitted itself.

Thoughts?
 

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Can you transfer them from your ipad to a computer and try to open them? Could be corrupt PDFs? Try another PDF app?