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  1. Highlight Text and Translate the word

    Inside the preview, it would be great when I highlight a text in a file, it would automatically translate the word into a language thats is set on the browser. For example highlighting an English word and translating it into Japanese.

    Thank you in advance for your consideration.

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  2. Add the ability for previewer/uploader, viewer, and previewer to preview video files that contain watermarks.

    Currently, due to the specifications in the following article, previewer/uploader, viewer, and previewer cannot preview watermark enabled video files from Box.


    Box Notes, video, audio, flash, .msi, .exe, .zip, and 3D files do not support watermarking. Enabling this feature prevents previewer uploaders, viewers and previewers from viewing these file types.

    Watermarking Files:
    https://support.box.com/hc/en-us/articles/360044195253


    For company operations, when sharing video files with users outside the company, it is a rule to collaborate and share with users outside the company with previewer.
    Since there are many situations where we want to prohibit downloading and screenshotting, we don't want to be unable to…

    3 votes

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  3. Download selected version when preview unavailable

    Download currently selected version in main window when preview is unavailable on Box.com

    Presently, if the preview is unavailable when reviewing file versions, there is a "Preview is unavailable" message and a "Download" button appears there, but it only downloads the current (latest) version, not the version selected in the side bar.

    While the file is available in the side bar with the ellipses, the download button does not indicate that is will only download the latest version, and not the version selected (but not preview able) in the side. This has caused confusion with our employees as our large…

    1 vote

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  4. Preview files about xdw, xbd and xct in Box for iOS.

    Please support xdw, xbd and xct files in Box for iOS.

    Box for iOS can preview files supported by Box, such as PDF.
    However, Box for iOS can not preview xdw, xbd and xct files (*1) for the following reasons.

    DocuWorks Viewer Light (iOS) (*2) implements Quick Look Preview Extension.
    Thus, an app can preview xdw, xbd and xct files if the app implements QLPreviewController.
    Although Box for iOS has already implemented QLPreviewController, previewing xdw, xbd and xct files are not supported by Box.

    *1)
    a) DocuWorks Document
    extension : xdw
    MIME type : application/vnd.fujixerox.docuworks
    b) DocuWorks Binder
    extension :…

    94 votes

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  5. I want you to make the preview of Excel easier to see

    Excel is hard to see the preview.
    The page is split unnaturally.
    For example, in the case of Google Sheets, it looks the same whether it is Read Only or editable.
    In the same way, I want you to improve it so that it looks the same regardless of whether it is Read Only or edit OK.

    エクセルがプレビューが見にくい。
    不自然にページが分割される。

    例えばGoogleスプレッドシートの場合、Read Onlyでも編集OKでも、見た目は変わらない。
    同じように、Read Onlyでも編集OKでも、見た目は同じになるように改善して欲しい。

    1 vote

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  6. Data files that are textual are not identified as text for preview

    I'd LOVE for the ability at the enterprise level to be able to say that ANY file with a given extension should be previewed as if it were this other extension. This would both add extensions as WELL as override the Box.com default content type logic.

    examples:

    myCustomersOrderData.edi should be previewed as is it were a text file, so .edi as .txt

    .json as .txt
    .funky as .md

    I say at the enterprise level so this works for manually uploaded files. However, if an appropriate attribute could be sent in the file upload|modify|version APIs, that would be better than nothing.

    2 votes

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  7. Gestures for jump 10 seconds rewind/forward in video player

    Please implement in video player some gestures for jump 10 seconds rewind/forward, eg double tap on sides like in youtube and many other apps. Because when I watch a long video, it's very hard to jump a little back-forward via tabs on the scroll bar, but this action (especially back) is needed very often, when I listen to the speech.

    1 vote

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  8. Show date for msg files

    Email msg files should show the date and time sent in preview for easy reference

    6 votes

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  9. Extract transcode and metadata from a video file

    Regrading the video file, it would be great if we can extract transcode and metadata while it is inside Box

    3 votes

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  10. Thumbnail previews of documents should show file type: docx vs pdf

    The new BOX.Com format no longer shows Word Docs with a Symbol vs PDF with
    a different symbol.

    i.e. they have removed the prior, very visual, cues as to document type.
    We can still see EXCEL symbol, but hopefully that will not be lost

    This is a problem for us since we have many documents with long names, and
    can't always see the final extension
    Not to mention visual cues are exceedingly useful and helpful.

    8 votes

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  11. I would like to change the thumbnail/preview image for videos to a specific keyframe. You can do this in most video hosting platforms.

    I would like to set custom thumbnails/preview images for videos. We should be able to set it as a specific keyframe or even a custom image. You can already do this on Youtube, Vimeo etc.

    9 votes

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  12. Please change the resolution of the Box preview function to a higher resolution./ Boxプレビュー機能の解像度を高解像度に変更して欲しい。

    Please change the resolution of the Box preview function to a higher resolution.

    If you specify a magnification level that is sufficient to display the entire page and preview a file containing text, such as PDF or Word, the text resolution is low and the fonts displayed are difficult to read.

    (In Japanese)
    Boxプレビュー機能の解像度を高解像度に変更して欲しい。
    ページ全体を表示する程度の倍率を指定し、PDFやWordなどの文字を含むファイルをプレビューすると、文字の解像度が低く、表示されるフォントが読みづらい。

    2 votes

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  13. Add 'share current page' tickbox to sharing popup

    As a user, I want to be able to share the current page of a file I'm previewing in Box so that I can direct my colleagues to a specific point in a slide deck as opposed to the start

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  14. Option to turn off or remove the Sign Up or Log In screen when clicked on shared links

    I would like the option to turn off or remove the Sign Up or Log In screen when my client clicked on my shared links. This pop-up window confuses them and leading them to think they must Sign Up or Log in in order for them to view and download my shared documents.

    If my client like your product structure, I am sure they will sign up for an account themselves without the need to prompt them every time. This effect my business as I have received many complains about this window. They recommend for me to use other methods.

    2 votes

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  15. Default PDF Preview Size

    Can we please set the default zoom percentage on a PDF that is being shared and viewed using Box? When you view a PDF, it would be great to be able set it so each page or spread fills the viewable screen.

    3 votes

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  16. is there a shortcut key to skip through an mp3 file?

    when previewing a folder of mp3s I would like to skip through a track to preview it. is this possible?

    1 vote

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  17. I want to display the same date and time as the original file when I preview the file.

    Please fix the following issues in the preview, which are also noted as known limitations:.

    [Excerpt from the article]
    Excel preview does not follow time information in the original file. When previewing Excel documents in Box, the time-related functions (for example, TODAY() or TIME()) do not display accurately. This is because Excel date/time functions are dynamic, while the previewed document is static. Box preview obtains and displays the date the file was previewed. A static version of the time/date is displays in the previewed document, based on the time the preview was generated.

    reference article
    https://support.box.com/hc/en-us/articles/360044195013-Introducing-Box-Preview

    Our company uses Excel…

    3 votes

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  18. Please enable autoplay for multiple files in a folder

    You used to be able to enable autoplay for files in a box folder. Now, even if you click on "enable" for autoplay, it does not. Why????

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  19. Please Improve the overwriting of a file with the same name when it is uploaded with "Previewer/uploader" permission.

    Please improve the following problems that occur when using the "Pre Viewer/ Uploader" privilege.

    When a file with the same name as an existing file is uploaded, the file is overwritten and saved.

    When a user with the "Pre Viewer/ Uploader" privilege uploads the same file name, Please the file name should be automatically converted to a different file name from the existing file, such as "File Name_2", so that it can be uploaded.

    【日本語】-----------------------------------------------------------
    「プレビューアー/アップローダー」権限の際に起こる下記現象を改善してください。

    既に存在しているファイルと同一名のファイルをアップロードした際、上書き保存されてしまう事象。

    「プレビューアー/アップローダー」権限のユーザーが同一ファイル名をアップロードした際は「ファイル名_2」等、既存のファイルとは別のファイルへファイル名を自動変換しアップロード可能にしてほしい。

    2 votes

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