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  1. Allow Previewer Role the ability to search (ctrl+F) within a file

    We would like to limit download of a file, but allow for the ability to Search the file on box (i.e. view it and search it for keywords).

    10 votes

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    On account of our security stance we don’t want to expose the text layer unless a user has permission to download a file. As the text layer is required to initiate search we can not activate the feature for users who don’t have download permissions

  2. Add a threaded ‘Reply’ button to comments and @mentions

    When you are @mentioned, replying to the sender with @mention requires many clicks. It would be simpler to be able to reply to the sender in one click (i.e. add a comment with sender already @mentioned)

    44 votes

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  3. Include annotations when downloading a file

    Currently, if there are annotations on a file, these are not downloaded when the file is downloaded from Box.

    18 votes

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  4. 5 votes

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  6. 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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  7. Allow users to click through hyperlinks in preview rather than having user download content

    This applies to...
    — PDFs
    — PowerPoints
    And other similar file types

    44 votes

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  8. 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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  9. Allow no logo to be displayed via API while allowing customers to display their own logo for standard web app.

    It would be best if we could display no logo at all for API-generated embed / previews.

    0 votes

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  10. 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.

    11 votes

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  11. Support Preview for Files larger than 500 MB for PowerPoint

    Most of our decks are larger than 500 MB and this is a poor experience for our executives and customers.

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  12. Auto-play video preview option

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

    2 votes

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  13. 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 votes

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  15. Add support for Canon, Nikon, Sony images

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

    4 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.

  16. Preview .msg / .eml in Box

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

    71 votes

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  17. 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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  18. 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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