Supported file types
Although the content of files larger than 5 MB is not indexed, the file names and descriptions still are. MindTouch indexes the content of the file types below (as long as the file is smaller than 5 MB).
- .pdf – Adobe PDFs
- .doc – older MS Word docs
- .docx – newer MS Word docs
- .pptx – newer MS PowerPoint presentations
- .xls – older MS Excel spreadsheets
- .xlsx – newer MS Excel spreadsheets
- .odt – OpenDocument Text
- .odp – OpenDocument Presentation
- .txt – plain text
- .rtf – rich text format files
Supported image extensions
The exception to this rule is .ico, which is the only supported file type for favicons.
Unsupported file types
Please keep in mind that this list is not comprehensive. If you do not see a file type listed in this list, it does not necessarily mean that it is supported. If you are struggling to upload a file with an extension not listed as a supported file type, try saving the file under a supported file extension. Alternatively, you could compress the affected attachment as a .zip file before attempting to re-upload.
The following file extensions are by default not supported attachments because of security restrictions: