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Download a file without preview


I would like to insert a attachment (XLSX-file) in a page. But when a user wants to read the file, I would like it to go directly to download and not to preview first.

How can I give a option to my link, so that it will skip preview?
E.g. !test.xlsx|skipPreview=yes!

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Mirek Community Leader Oct 25, 2018

Well, I think you can open all Attachments page and choose your attachment name that you want to download or simply right click on the link on a page and choose "Open in new Tab". This should download without preview.

I understand that as a page visitor I have a workaround available, by choosing a more difficult way.

But my question is as a page editor. As a page editor I want to make sure that my page visitors do not get a 'preview' when they want to download.

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This. Sometimes I have huge Excel file to download and the preview take 5 minutes to generate. And of course you cannot download the file until the preview is fully loaded...

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