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Status Under Consideration
Created by Guest
Created on Oct 15, 2018

Disable preview for xls (Excel) files

Currently Docs previews has some limitations.


In order to workaround these issues, we would like to only download .xls files, instead of previewing it.

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    Rene Schimmer
    Dec 2, 2019

    Until this becomes a feature it should be possible to change the behavior for XLS preview by using the Connections Customizer. A script would prevent the preview to load and instead just show the standard thumbnail if document type=XLS