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Old 02-21-2009, 12:50 PM   #1 (permalink)
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...so why cant I open a PDF as an email attachment?

When I try to it just says "This attachment type cannot be viewed on your device "

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Old 02-21-2009, 12:58 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Doc To Go that comes with BB is Standard Edition and you will need Premium Edition to read PDF files.

here is the comparison of Standard and Premium Edition:

Documents To Go for BlackBerry Smartphones: Standard / Premium Comparison
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You should still be able to view pdf documents (relatively small ones) on your BB using the BlackBerry Attachment Service.
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Its a clunky workaround, but on my Pearl 8100 I'd download the PDF and then email it to myself and open it in Gmail Mobile.
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I wish they would just support pdf's out of the box
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I will say that it's a little bit pricey but the PDF To Go included with Docs To Go Premium is quite nice. Works very well.
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