You can preview a file in the user portal without opening it for editing.
Preview button when you hover over a file, contact your administrator.If you do not see the
To preview a file:
- Hover over a file in the User Portal.
A row of icons appears.
The Preview icon is the first icon, which looks like an eye.
- Click the Preview icon.
(You can also click the name of the file to open it for preview).
A window that shows the content of the file opens.
The preview can be edited with the same Web edit/Office Online and Edit in Desktop applications that are available for editing the file from the file listing.
Preview is available for audio, video, image, pdf, txt , md and Office file types, as well as the file types indicated in the table below.
File types that can be previewed
|Extension||Registered To||Available in FileCloud Version||Description|
|.AI||Adobe||18.2||An Adobe Illustrator format is a proprietary file format developed by Adobe Systems for representing single-page vector-based drawings in either the EPS or PDF formats.|
|.DICOM||DICOM||18.2||Medical files such as X-rays, CT scans, Ultrasounds and MRIs.|
|.DOC||Microsoft||4.0||Microsoft WORD files created in versions 2003 and earlier.|
|.DOCX||Microsoft||4.0||Microsoft WORD files created in versions 2007 and later.|
Portable Document Format (PDF) is a file format used to present documents in a manner independent of application software, hardware, and operating systems. Each PDF file encapsulates a complete description of a fixed-layout flat document, including the text, fonts, graphics, and other information needed to display it.
PDF file preview will work even if Document Preview is not installed. For Adobe, Document Preview is required to preview files like PSD, and ai.
|.PPT||Microsoft||4.0||Microsoft PowerPoint files created in versions 2003 and earlier.|
|.PPTX||Microsoft||4.0||Microsoft PowerPoint files created in versions 2007 and later.|
Java 10 and above is required for PSD viewing.
A .PSD file is a layered image file used in Adobe PhotoShop. PSD, which stands for Photoshop Document, is the default format that Photoshop uses for saving data. PSD is a proprietary file that allows the user to work with the images’ individual layers even after the file has been saved.
|.XLS||Microsoft||4.0||Microsoft Excel files created in versions 2003 and earlier.|
|.XLSX||Microsoft||4.0||Microsoft Excel files created in versions 2007 and later.|
|.DWF, .DWG, .DXF |
(and 60+ other AutoCAD formats).
|AutoCAD||22.1||2D and 3D architectural drawings in AutoCAD file formats.|
|OpenDocument text||.ODT||Documents created by word processors that use OpenDocument Text File format, such as LibreOffice and OpenOffice.|
|Oasis graphic and spreadsheet files||.ODF|
|Binary files used to define data structures.|
The video files listed can only be viewed correctly if they have video and audio codecs in the following formats:
.WEBM - VP8 video codec and Vorbis audio codec
.OGV - Theora video codec and Vorbis audio codec; .OGV file viewing is not supported in Safari
.MOV - H.264 video codec and AAC audio codec
For file types that cannot be previewed, such as exe, FileCloud displays a download option in the preview window.
You can store, view and share medical files such as X-rays, CT scans, Ultrasounds and MRIs securely in FileCloud Server.
- You can upload a medical file with a file extension of .DICOM.
- In the dashboard, you can select a file with the .DICOM extension, and then click the Preview button.
- In Preview mode, the medical file is rendered as an image with special viewing options that are exclusive to viewing .DICOM files.
When you open the preview, you have the following options:
hold down the left mouse button
|moves the image around in the preview window|
scroll the mouse wheel forward
hold down the right mouse button and drag forward
|enlarges the image in the preview window|
scroll the mouse wheel backwards
hold down the right mouse button and drag backwards
|reduces the image in the preview window|
|Lighten the Image|
hold down the mouse wheel and drag forward
|increases the contrast to lighten the image|
|Darken the Image|
hold down the mouse wheel and drag backwards
|decreases the contrast to darken the image|
These options are only available for .DICOM image types.