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Feature Requests: Viewable attachments

I was exploring Airtable.com, and they have a feature I would love to see in Smartsheet. You can view attachments without having to download them. I would like to be able to associate a small graphic with each line of a sheet without users having to download each one separately. I have a spreadsheet of test data that I share with teachers. It would be nice to associate a PDF of each test question with each line of data that teachers could click on to see without downloading. Thanks.


  • Travis
    Travis Employee

    Hi Charlie, currently Smartsheet supports previewing images and PDFs without downloading them - as long as they are uploaded from your computer (rather than attached from another service which may or may not support previews). Images will open in a pop up window and PDFs will open in a new browser tab. 

  • gb82
    gb82 ✭✭✭✭
    edited 01/08/16

    What about a large thumbnail image , for example when you hover over an attachment - that would be perfect :-)

  • Thanks, Travis! I was only using the download button and didn't think to click on the file directly. I assumed it would do the same thing. This is exactly what I need.

  • Libni Rodriguez
    edited 03/31/16

    @Travis - Hello Travis, quick question.  Are there any plans to enhance the viewing functionalities to possibly include Word, PPT, .AVI/.MP4 without having to download the actual file to the computer?



    L. Rodriguez

  • Travis
    Travis Employee

    Libni, we do not have any near term plans to support viewing different file types  by we are taking feedback for it  and I will add your vote for it! 

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