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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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.

    11 votes

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  4. 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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  5. I would like to change the thumbnail/preview image for videos to a specific keyframe. You can do this in most video hosting platforms.

    I would like to set custom thumbnails/preview images for videos. We should be able to set it as a specific keyframe or even a custom image. You can already do this on Youtube, Vimeo etc.

    10 votes

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  6. 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

  7. Being able to toggle hide/ show layers in the adobe pdf box previewer

    Enable users to toggle hide/show pdf layers from within the Box Preview window.

    9 votes

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  8. Compatibility with MadCap Flare PDF Output (Fix copy/paste in preview mode)

    In Box.com preview mode of a PDF that was built via MadCap Flare, when you copy text and paste it somewhere, it removes all of the spaces in the text and makes it one big string (see example below). The copy/paste feature works fine from PDFs built out of InDesign and in all downloaded PDFs. This has been a common issue for our Support reps who want to simply copy/paste text from a previewed product documentation PDF into a Support case without having to download it each time.

    For example:
    TheCopyReturnItem(s)WizardontheTaxReturnswindowinCorptaxallowsyoutoquicklycopyanexistingtaxreturnitemandcreatethesamecalculationforadifferententityorforalloftheentitieswithinagroup

    MadCap Flare is a widely used authoring tool for…

    8 votes

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  9. 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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  10. search option on content inside shared link files set to View Only Mode.

    Users should be able to search inside a file contents on a shared link document set to View Only mode.

    7 votes

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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. Add-ons tab and drawing ability

    The one crucial thing is that people cannot today leave google docs or other Word editing software. Because the G-suite integration misses the add-ons tab. You can buy stuff via the add-ons tab in google drive, like icons and symbols. These cannot be used in the g suite integration.

    Also the draw option is not available. I want to be able to draw tables and figures in my documents, i can't do that. So if im Writing in a document, at some Point i have to stop and refer back to google drive, which makes the whole idea of using…

    7 votes

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  14. Increase resolution of preview image

    Increase resolution of preview image

    7 votes

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  16. Show date for msg files

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

    6 votes

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  17. I would really love to be able to see and use my PDF bookmarks from within the Box preview service

    I have large PDF files that are stored on Box. Rather than having to always download the files I would like to use the bookmarks within the PDF to navigate even if I am in the Box Preview function.

    Thank you for considering this enhancement

    6 votes

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  18. Add preview of images in WebP format

    Could you be so kind to add preview of images in WebP format?

    It is already supported by all major browsers (except for Safari, alas) https://caniuse.com/#search=webp I prefer it because its lossless mode consumes less disk space than PNG 24bit and it makes less noise than JPG in lossy mode. At present WebP images are displayed as general files within Box interface, whereas traditional JPG/PNG are displayed better as they have fancy thumbnails. Thank you in advance.

    6 votes

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  19. 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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  20. Gestures for jump 10 seconds rewind/forward in video player

    Please implement in video player some gestures for jump 10 seconds rewind/forward, eg double tap on sides like in youtube and many other apps. Because when I watch a long video, it's very hard to jump a little back-forward via tabs on the scroll bar, but this action (especially back) is needed very often, when I listen to the speech.

    5 votes

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