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  1. Support for Excel template format

    Support for XLST Excel template format in preview + ability to launch XLST files into Excel Online (currently just sends to desktop version)

    1 vote

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  2. More accurate presentation on progress bar of preview

    Preview of a large file can take long time for rendering, and currently progress bar goes from 0 to 90% quite quickly, but never progresses from that point. This is misleading and we want progress bar to give more accurate presentation on how much longer we need to wait for preview to be loaded.

    5 votes

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  3. Preview Adobe Illustrator 2020 Files

    Use Adobe Illustrator 2020 file preview to show quick view or preview in file browser on Box. Rather than this message "We’re sorry, the preview didn’t load. Please re-upload the file or contact Box support." Please? Pretty please?

    1 vote

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  4. Better contrast & saturation on Preview

    A better representation of the PDF preview would be helpful for designers when sending files for clients to preview.

    Clients often just look at the preview and have questions about the color when the download has the correct representation.

    2 votes

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  5. Trash file from its preview

    The trash command is missing from within the "..." button of the document view.
    The workaround requires a lot of extra steps: navigate to the parent folder, select the file, trash the file.
    Moreover it is not consistant with what is possible with folders: you can trash a folder from its own view.

    45 votes

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  6. Support Powerpoint Transitions in Previewer

    Build support for viewing powerpoint transitions in the Box Previewer

    3 votes

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  7. mkx

    Previewing .mkx files for video files.

    1 vote

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  8. ID3 Tag Artwork Preview for MPEG .mpeg and all audio files supported in Box Content Preview feature

    Currently .mpeg is not supported in Box Content Preview Feature --yet the app can show Artwork of an .mpeg audio files. That said feature is desirable, let's bring that functionality to the Box Content Preview. So while streaming a file, user can also see the Artwork contained in ID3 information on the file.

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  9. Fix color shift for images in Preview

    Issues with weird color shift in the preview window for .jpg photos. … and they HAVE NOT been resolved IN OVER 3 YEARS, despite how many forum posts about it Box marks as solved and how many tickets I’ve submitted. This is really effing ridiculous. Re-write your image preview code. It is near useless for anyone working professionally where image quality is important.

    11 votes

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  10. Being able to preview PPTs in notes view

    Currently, when you click on a PPT document in box, the preview only shows slide view but it would be super helpful to be able to see it in notes view in the preview so that we don't have to fully open the document or download it to see all the content within the PPT

    1 vote

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  11. Support preview for macro enabled MS Office files. Also add preview support for .jcl files for z/OS.

    Many types of MS Office files are already supported by Box Preview. Not sure why adding the macro-enabled file support has not been done.

    JCL (Job Control Language) files are used extensively in z/OS for many different types of work. It would be nice to store them in Box with the .jcl suffix to distinguish them from run of the mill .txt files.

    1 vote

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  12. Links on PowerPoint slides are shown with yellow overlay. Want to change this setting

    Would like the ability to change the way linked objects on PowerPoint slides are shown in Box.com. Currently, hover on a linked object displays a transparent yellow overlay. Suggest this is changed to darken or lighten content, or outline. Best case: let the content creator determine the best method to display their linked content.

    1 vote

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  13. Add notes at timestamps of audio and video

    Enable users to add timestamp notes (annotations, comments) on files with audio or video. For example: the ability to add a note at a certain point in time in the video, especially for feedback purposes.

    34 votes

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  14. can u associate filename.mht (the mht extension) with a broswer so we can preview it without having to download mht files??

    can u associate filename.mht (the mht extension) with a broswer so we can preview it without having to download mht files??

    2 votes

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  15. support the preview of other types of compressed files such as .7z, .TAR, and .XIP

    It's very helpful that Box now supports previewing Zip Files as noted at https://support.box.com/hc/en-us/articles/360044196713-Previewing-Zip-Files, and we would like to know if there are plans to support the preview of other types of compressed files such as .7z, .TAR, and .XIP?

    1 vote

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  16. High quality watermarked PDF downloads.

    I'm not sure where this should go, but the current feature that allows downloads to be watermarked is great, except the quality of the downloaded document is not great. It is very difficult to read because the resolution changes when the watermark is applied. In fact, it's so bad in our case that the service is not usable and we have to find a different service to watermark PDFs for our downloaders. It would be great if you could find a way to improve the quality of the PDF when a watermark is applied. Thank you.

    1 vote

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  17. Get the possibility to translate previewed document

    My company is landed in many countries and by the way have several languages.
    In Google Drive there is an option which let the viewer to translate the previewed document.
    It might be cool to get a similar functionality to help with specifics languages like Russian, Chinese ans so on...
    Thank You to consider this helpful functionality.

    1 vote

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  18. Preview support for PST and MBOX

    AS A Box User who accesses pst and mbox files in Box
    I WANT to be able to view those files in the Box Preview window
    SO THAT I do not have to download the files from Box and open them with another application.

    BACKGROUND:
    1. ATB Financial has completely migrated off of Microsoft Office to GSuite, using Box as our ECM solution.
    2. We support our Corporate Investigations, People and Culture, and Legal Services teams with e-discovery requests - specifically gmail and Google Chat exports from Google Vault.
    3. Google Vault exports gmail and Google Chat messages in either…

    1 vote

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  19. Improve annotations for Box Previewer UI element

    One of the main feature of our proof-of-concept utilizes Box’s concept of collaborations. We want to demonstrate beyond the capability of the basic file/folder sharing by utilizing the Box Previewer UI element and enabling the annotation feature. The annotation is such a great feature to enhance business and client relationship in the digital space. We implemented this feature however we found there are some challenges and we are hoping Box can help us find a solution to create a better experience.

    1. We were able to activate the annotation but only within app users. Both our employee entities and customer entities…

    18 votes

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