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  1. Support preview for htm files saved with Shift-JIS so that garbled characters do not appear.

    Support preview for htm files saved with Shift-JIS so that garbled characters do not appear. We are having to save in UTF 8 character encoding but would like to save with shift- jis

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  2. make the current page more obvious in the ppt preview panel

    In the (ppt) preview the current page in the left panel has a rather innocuous grey border that is difficult to spot, so it's too easy to loose track of which page I'm looking at in the overall document.

    It would be better if it used a brighter accent colour, or maybe change the colour of the entire whitespace around the current page.

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  3. 0 Second .mov files do not preview

    If a .mov file is 0 seconds in length, it fails to preview on Box.com and mobile applications. iOS for new versions defaults pictures to this file format. Therefore, many pictures taken on newer iPhones do not preview in Box.

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  4. View only share link to have a print option

    When you give someone a share link to view only, it would be really useful if there was a print option as is available for normal previews.

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  5. A method/feature to be able to preview each version on wide screen

    Regarding versioning – We can preview each old version but it reverted to the current version once we click Hide Sidebar ([>]).

    We request for a method/feature to be able to preview each version on wide screen.

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  6. Fix the Preview of Excel file versions

    Currently, previewing older versions of Excel files does not work. No matter what version is selected, the current version of the file is displayed. The causes users to think that versioning is not happening OR that they have lost all prior versions. When users download a previous version of the file, it has the correct content for that version.

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  7. Treat .todo files as plain text

    There is a plugin for Sublime Text that lets you create .todo files for task lists. These are just plain text files so it would be great if they could be previewed and treated as plain text. I'm mainly interested in being able to use the versioning to see the history of these files.

    1 vote

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  8. 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…

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  9. support more video formats : VOB, MTS

    Panasonic store videos in MTS format, it's popular
    Ripping a DVD outputs VOB, popular as well
    On the road video reviewing would be very useful as we can do that in Dropbox and get easily accustomed to such facility.

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  10. I would like the kind of functionality in BOX that I get with GoogleDocs

    My main input is that I would like the kind of functionality in BOX that I get with GoogleDocs – in particular the ability to work in a document at the same time, see who is editing the document at a time, track their changes, revert to newer versions. In box, the work is linear and when you are working at the same time and save (if you haven’t lockd people out), it makes another copy. Seems so slow compared to GoogleDoc speed.

    3 votes

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  11. Preview xref in autocad

    Yes the preview of .dwg files is now implemented !!!! Thank You !!!
    But now we can go futher :)
    Get the possibility to preview xref when existing.

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  12. 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.

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  13. Preview of Rhinoceros 3D files

    Request for Box native preview for Rhinoceros 3D files (e.g. .3dm and .stp).
    https://www.rhino3d.com/

    2 votes

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  14. Support frame-by-frame video preview

    I am shocked that Box doesn’t allow frame by frame movement through web viewing. This is something that should be addressed as a priority. I won’t be subscribing to Box until this is an available function. This is so necessary in the television industry without downloading.

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  15. Mindjet mindmap file preview.

    Our company live on .mmp files. Preview would be super.

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  16. Custom banner colors for file preview

    Have custom branding banner colors appear when accessing shared links for individual files and not just folders.

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  17. Ability to @ mention at a specific point in a document

    We have a user group that wants to be able to @mention each other to take action related to specific points in a document connected with the @mention.

    7 votes

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  18. Real time collaborative PDF Markup

    Real time collaborative PDF markup between multiple users. Similar to how the iwork suite can be used collaboratively but with PDF. Drawing tools and iOS integration would be important. maybe using something like https://www.pdftron.com

    4 votes

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  19. Increase Video Preview Length

    Increase from 3.5 hours to 5 hours.

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  20. Disable Preview Thumbnail feature

    It would be good to have a profile setting to disable the Preview Thumbnail feature for my account. The feature should also remember whether you toggle the feature off for a specific file, so you don't have to repeatedly toggle it every time you view the file.

    7 votes

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