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  1. Add "expand all" flag for annotations

    Currently, all point/comment annotations are collapsed by default.

    If a user leaves many annotations on a multi page document, this can lead to some point annotations being missed.

    There should be an expand all option to mitigate this.

    1 vote

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  2. New Preview File Types

    Drawing Exchange Format (.dxf) (AutoCAD common format across CAD platforms)
    Gerber AccuMark (.tmp)
    Lectra Kaledo (.kdf / .kwd / .knt)
    Yuka & Alpha Super Alpha Plus (.pax)

    1 vote

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  3. Preview password protected documents

    We receive hundreds of password protected documents (excel, word, pdf) from our clients. For security purposes, we want to avoid storing confidential document on local PC and instead view them on the Web.

    2 votes

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  4. Auto-play video preview option

    The ability to have a video preview autoplay upon opening a web page.

    2 votes

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  5. 34 votes

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  6. New 3D Preview File Type: CAD Files

    Box's native 3D Preview feature does not currently support common CAD file types such as...
    .idw
    .ipt
    .iam
    .dwf
    .dwfx

    REQUEST: Natively support 3D preview in Box for these common CAD file types.

    12 votes

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  7. Add support for Canon, Nikon, Sony images

    Supported by Google Drive.
    Canon = .cr2
    Nikon = .nef
    Sony = .arw

    3 votes

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    Thank you for the submission! This is not planned.

    We don’t see enough customer demand for this yet, and supporting every additional content type takes a significant amount of engineering time and effort.

    We suggest using the Open With Preview framework which should give third-parties (the company in this case) the ability to integrate a viewer for these file types as part of Preview.

  8. Live update of comments while in preview mode

    We'd like to have comments from other users automatically post & update real time for other collaborators who have the document open in Preview to see. Currently users have to refresh the screen or exit and re-enter the file to see a new comment if they are already in Preview mode

    4 votes

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  9. 28 votes

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  10. 'Compare Versions' View in Preview

    The ability for a user to view 2 versions of a file side-by-side in Box Preview to compare the differences.

    60 votes

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  11. 48 votes

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  12. 46 votes

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  13. Support Embedded Audio/Video when Previewing PowerPoint (.ppt/.pptx) Files

    Presentations sometimes have embedded audio/video, and when viewing the file in Box Preview, these embedded media components do not render/play.

    This request is to allow this embedding to be rendered and exposed in Box Preview.

    6 votes

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  14. 1 vote

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  15. 3 votes

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  16. 7 votes

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  17. Support HTML webpage in Preview

    Users have requested to run HTML pages and associated image assets in the same way that Dropbox supports them.

    2 votes

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  18. Preview: Support for Microsoft PowerPoint in-slide animations

    We would like to deliver presentation collateral that has animated PowerPoint content. Ideal scenario is to have the sales team be able to present content directly from Box (via tablet) without the need of a third party solution. Introducing additional solutions opens up more risk in terms of sensitive content leakage.

    4 votes

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  19. 2 votes

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  20. More accurate preview of Markdown and HTML files.

    Markdown preview:
    * Why is it paginated?
    * Text doesn't render very nicely
    * Doesn't support features such as links, bullets without a preceding blank line, emoji

    HTML preview:
    * Why is it paginated?
    * Text rendering is fuzzy
    * Images missing
    * URLs don't work

    2 votes

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