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  1. 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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  2. 12 votes

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  3. 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.

  4. Preview .msg / .eml in Box

    Ability to preview .msg and .eml files in Box natively.

    63 votes

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  5. 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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  6. Add support for browser-initiated Print Preview when "showDownload=true" is applied to preview URL

    Currently when creating a preview link and using the browser's Print function, the preview (and thus printing) functionality is disabled.

    It would be helpful for user experience if the user didn't have to click our printer button in the previewer (which opens a new window then uses the system print preview) and could instead use the system controls for printing (cmd-P for example) if a preview URL is appended with "showDownload=true"

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  9. 1 vote

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  10. 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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  11. Preview support for .nor and .jdr

    This is driving recording video format

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    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.

  12. 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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  13. 3 votes

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  15. 34 votes

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  16. 28 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.

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  18. 2 votes

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    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.

  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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