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I am finding that sometimes in Preview, under File there is an option for Import from iPad. But sometimes it is not there at all (as of late) and I can find no way to make it appear e.g. by quitting & restarting Preview, by syncing before running Preview etc.

Does anybody here know what the deal is with Preview not allowing importation from the iPad?


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What are you trying to import from your iPad in Preview? Why not use iTunes, iPhoto or image capture? – Digitalchild Sep 7 '11 at 13:21
I'm trying to get a screen shot. iTunes doesn't allow import as far as I know and I can't find the screen shot PNG file in my ~/Library folder. But I was able to get a screen shot using xcode4. – Zulu Sep 7 '11 at 13:41
screen shots are stored in your photo library on the iPad and when you plug in the iPad you can download the photos through iPhoto – Digitalchild Sep 14 '11 at 4:05

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