When previewing Excel files in Box, users can make use of the Excel Online Previewer, which leverages Microsoft technology to bring you an enhanced spreadsheet viewing experience. This is a free service and is available for any customer using the new Box web interface.
Note: New Box Experience
This page refers to the new Box experience. In Box, hover over a single file or folder with your mouse. If the item looks like the following image, you are in the right place.
If the item does not look like the image above, this feature is not available.
The Excel Online Previewer is more powerful than the standard preview experience. You can select individual cells in your spreadsheet, filter cells, and navigate multiple sheets. All the standard features of the preview window are the same as usual.
- You must have "Download" permissions to use the Excel Online Previewer to view a file. If your access level is Previewer, Uploader, or Previewer Uploader, you will not be able to use the Excel Online Previewer. Click here for more info on Access Levels.
- Password Protected Excel documents cannot be previewed.
Admins can enable or disable the integration directly from the
There are two settings that control this integration. These settings are linked, meaning if