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  1. Correct the wording of 'Prior Versions'

    Your Website states that:
    The maximum number of prior file versions you can access corresponds to your Box account type:

    Personal Free - 1 Version

    This simply isn't true, and I have argued this in a ticket and with a live agent, but the statement implies you can access a prior version of your file.

    Definition of Prior is "earlier in time or order" so this makes your statement false as you cannot access anything but the CURRENT version in the Free version.

    I would suggest the wording:
    The maximum number of file versions you can access corresponds to your…

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  2. Uploaded images may be upside down or sideways. Please have a rotate function in Box.

    We are using Box.com to obtain tax documents. Some of the images are coming upside down or sideways. We need a rotate feature in Box.

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  3. Viewing PDF documents

    Please, please, please!!!!! Let us see the whole page of pdf documents without having to scroll up/down to read each page.
    Thanks.

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  4. Option to disable thumbnail preview entirely or for certain file types

    Thumbnail previews of text based documents are not useful. I had a user reach out about this. they would rather have the icon preview for docx/pdf since the thumbnail is too small to give any info.

    3 votes

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  5. I would really love to be able to see and use my PDF bookmarks from within the Box preview service

    I have large PDF files that are stored on Box. Rather than having to always download the files I would like to use the bookmarks within the PDF to navigate even if I am in the Box Preview function.

    Thank you for considering this enhancement

    6 votes

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  6. Edit thumbnails

    We would like the ability to choose/change the thumbnail of an MP4 file. The random thumbnail
    of my latest project shows our guest speaker in an awkward manner. We don't want her to be hesitant to share it! We offer a library of MP4s and consider thumbnail modification an esthetic/branding opportunity.

    1 vote

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  7. permanently purge file version history

    Hello,

    We have a use case that we use box as a temporary storage location in a workflow. But once the workflow is finished, we would like to purge the information but "keep" the same boxfileid. We thought by deleting the version history, we would have achieved this. But it turns out the deleted version history is restorable.

    I am wondering if it is possible to
    (1) optionally make a file "not" able to store version history
    (2) or optionally permanently delete a version

    3 votes

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  8. Support preview of script files such as Powershell .ps1 and .psm files

    Preview fails on Box Web for Powershell scripts having a ps1 or other related extension.
    Ideally this would allow one to look at the current as well as prior versions of the file in Box Web without having to download each version separately.

    1 vote

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  9. Support for .glb files

    We want to be able to preview 3D files with the extension ".glb" in Box and Box mobile

    3 votes

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  10. search option on content inside shared link files set to View Only Mode.

    Users should be able to search inside a file contents on a shared link document set to View Only mode.

    7 votes

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  11. Box Preview should not show hidden layers in PDFs

    When PDFs have a hidden layer, Box currently still shows the hidden layer in the Box Preview.

    We provide people with Box Links that only allow them preview abilities. This means that people could be making business decisions based on invalid preview content. We need to have the preview show the same contents (although they can be rendered differently) as the download contents.

    2 votes

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  12. enlargement of previewer movie over 100%

    Though Box previewer has the full screen mode, further enlargement beyond the screen size cannot be realized.

    Share screens of Zoom can be enlarged up to 300% by participant's manipulation. This function is convenient to selectively read a document written in small texts.

    I wish the legibility when a recorded movie of Zoom is redistributed via the Box viewer.

    1 vote

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  13. Link to Individual Pages in a Document

    Would like to have the ability to create a link to specific pages in a document. We have use cases where we need to create links to individual slides in a PowerPoint document and insert them into other documents, which OneDrive currently offers.

    2 votes

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  14. open a file in a defined app in a folder

    i store files in a folder that are simple text files that can be viewed by any text editor. your preview option will not allow me to view them online simply because the extension is not txt.

    sometimes its ".dat" or something else, but its still plain text. I should be able to select the viewer in the preview option and not have to download a text file to view it. your ms office word viewer would even allow me to see it.

    thanks

    1 vote

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  15. convert

    Is there a way to convert the documents to pdf files in Box instead of downloading them and convert them manually to PDF file? If no, can you consider adding it to a setting where this option is available?

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  16. I want to name or add descriptions to the different versions of a file

    I have some documents with hundreds of versions. Right now, though, the only versions I would ever refer to are those uploaded in the past few weeks, when I remember the changes made and have context for why the file was updated. Looking back on new versions a year ago, I have no way of knowing what changes were made, what versions were major changes and what were marginal. The ability to preview prior versions is nice, but without the ability to review changes to the text, I would spend hours trying to understand what was different about a prior…

    2 votes

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  17. Preview Fortran file extensions such as .f

    Would like to preview Fortran file extensions such as .f even if they were simply treated in the same manner as a .txt extension.

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  18. SVG thumbnails corrupted

    Hi,

    We are using box to store loads of SVG images of apartment floor plans.
    When looking at a folder containing these images, the thumbnails are filled with large black areas, making it impossible to make out anything.

    From what I can see, the svg image preview is a .jpg image, so when the thumbnail is generated it probably fills some transparent areas with black.

    Would it be possible to just use the SVG as a thumbnail instead? in our case all the generated jpg thumbnails are actually larger than the original svg.

    I would provide an image / example…

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  19. Add preview of images in WebP format

    Could you be so kind to add preview of images in WebP format?

    It is already supported by all major browsers (except for Safari, alas) https://caniuse.com/#search=webp I prefer it because its lossless mode consumes less disk space than PNG 24bit and it makes less noise than JPG in lossy mode. At present WebP images are displayed as general files within Box interface, whereas traditional JPG/PNG are displayed better as they have fancy thumbnails. Thank you in advance.

    5 votes

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  20. Rotate/Zoom PDF within Preview

    Similar to image types (e.g., jpg, png, etc.) where can rotate within the Document Viewer, be able to rotate pdf within Document Viewer in Box. Reason being, sometimes images are embedded within pdf to which may need to rotate to get a better view of.

    10 votes

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