1. malcymalc's Avatar
    I want to have a number of windows notepad files available on my PlayBook. Are they accessible automatically, or do I have to use a specific app to read them.
    09-23-12 05:23 AM
  2. jeroen_13's Avatar
    I think you can access them directly via the FileManager
    09-23-12 07:12 AM
  3. Xopher's Avatar
    Either that, or use a cloud service like DropBox.
    09-23-12 08:43 AM
  4. Innovatology's Avatar
    You'll need an app to read plain text files. Files & Folders has a handy text viewer.
    09-23-12 09:11 AM
  5. malcymalc's Avatar
    Tried to download and launch thru bluebox, but get message saying file type (.txt) is unreadable by PlayBook.
    09-23-12 11:50 AM
  6. dentynefire's Avatar
    Read Innovatology's post above yours. F&F is a nice app I bought it today. You can also sideload Ghost Commander which is an Android app and free
    09-23-12 12:00 PM
  7. malcymalc's Avatar
    Reluctant to pay for a simple text viewer. Think I'll convert to .doc on my pc then try again.
    09-23-12 12:05 PM
  8. pacoman03's Avatar
    Reluctant to pay for a simple text viewer. Think I'll convert to .doc on my pc then try again.
    You don't need to convert or pay for an app. As dentynefire noted above, Ghost Commander, an android file browser, has an integrated text viewer. What he got wrong is the need to sideload it. It is available in app world for free.
    09-23-12 12:43 PM
  9. malcymalc's Avatar
    Still thwarted by bluebox refusing to download. See attached. And download button doesn't appear to do anything
    Last edited by malcymalc; 09-23-12 at 01:59 PM. Reason: Edit
    09-23-12 01:55 PM
  10. Majestic Lion's Avatar
    You can read .txt files via the browser. Type in file:/// in the browser's address bar, then navigate to wherever the file is stored. For example, if it's in your Documents folder:


    accounts/ > 1000/ > shared/ > documents/


    Hope that helps.
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    09-23-12 02:14 PM
  11. SCrid2000's Avatar
    I use this (more for html editing than for .txt editing); it's an Android port, but it's free and it's in App World.
    https://appworld.blackberry.com/webs...85461/?lang=en
    09-23-12 06:22 PM
  12. borceg's Avatar
    Not free but it works with any text file https://appworld.blackberry.com/webs...31936/?lang=en
    09-24-12 03:13 AM
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