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Allow users to click through hyperlinks in preview rather than having user download content
This applies to...
And other similar file types44 votesnot planned · 9 comments · Preview · Admin →
Preview .msg / .eml in Box
Ability to preview .msg and .eml files in Box natively.85 votesnot planned · 13 comments · Preview · Admin →
PDF Bookmark for Box Preview
When a PDF files is viewed through a standard browser plugin, a hyperlink can be created to directly navigate to a specific bookmark, but this functionality is missing in the Box Preview.
For instance, if a professor wants to make a textbook reference (to a specific chapter/page number), it would prevent confusion and save the end user from having to scroll through the pages.12 votes
12 votesnot planned · Adminvmaker (Product Manager, Box) responded
This is currently not planned, but we will consider with additional customer demand.
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
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
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.3 votesnot planned · 2 comments · Preview · Admin →
Auto-play video preview option
The ability to have a video preview autoplay upon opening a web page.2 votesnot planned · 1 comment · Preview · Admin →
Add support for Canon, Nikon, Sony images
Supported by Google Drive.
Canon = .cr2
Nikon = .nef
Sony = .arw4 votes0 comments · Preview · Admin →not planned · Adminvmaker (Product Manager, Box) responded
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.
New 3D Preview File Type: CAD Files
Box's native 3D Preview feature does not currently support common CAD file types such as...
REQUEST: Natively support 3D preview in Box for these common CAD file types.12 votesnot planned · 1 comment · Preview · Admin →
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 mode4 votes
29 voteson roadmap · 2 comments · Preview · Admin →
'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.69 votesnot planned · 5 comments · Preview · Admin →
48 votesnot planned · 3 comments · Preview · Admin →
52 votesnot planned · 3 comments · Preview · Admin →
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
Support Previewing of Files Larger than 500MB
Documentation on the 500MB limit (bottom of the article): https://community.box.com/t5/Managing-Your-Content/What-file-types-are-supported-by-Box-s-Content-Preview/ta-p/3273 votes
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