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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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.

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  5. 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。

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  6. Request "yml" for preview

    "yml" is not supported as text preview while "yaml" is available. It is major extension as YAML file and supporting it will help BOX usability. Hoping quiet soon implementation.

    Thanks.

    13 votes

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  7. 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.

    3 votes

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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. I want the ability to add comments to the version history

    Now in the version history you will find the version number (for example: V1,V2...) is currently listed in the version history, the version number (for example: V1, V2...).
    We check the contents of V1, V2... in the preview and restore the version.

    However, as the number of versions increases, it is difficult to find the exact version you need, so please add the ability to add a simple note in addition to the version number.

    【日本語】------------------------------------------------------------
    現在バージョン履歴では、バージョンナンバー(for example:V1,V2...)が記載されています。
    私たちは、V1、V2...の内容をプレビューで都度確認し、バージョンを復元しています。

    しかし、バージョン数が多くなってくると、必要なバージョンを的確に見つけるのは難しいため、バージョン番号のほかに簡易なメモを併記できる機能を追加してください。

    33 votes

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  11. 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

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  12. 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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  13. Show date for msg files

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

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  14. 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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  15. 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

    4 votes

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  16. 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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  17. 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.

    11 votes

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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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