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Add images, video, and other media to Dropbox Paper

In Paper, you can add images, video, and other media directly to the body of your doc. You’ll see a preview of the media for all supported file types.

How to insert images, video, and other media into Paper docs

You can insert media in a Paper doc in several ways:

  • Click into an empty line in your Paper doc, then click the two rectangles icon. Choose a file to add from your computer or from Dropbox.
  • Drag a media file from your computer directly into a Paper doc.
  • Copy-and-paste a media file or URL.
  • In the mobile app, tap the camera icon when editing a doc.

In each case the preview automatically appears. Click the preview to view the full size preview, manage comments on the preview, see all previews in the doc.

How to customize previews in Paper docs

If you’ve added an Illustrator, PDF, or Powerpoint file into your Paper doc, you can customize how the file previews in Paper.

To customize the preview of the Illustrator, PDF, or Powerpoint file you’ve inserted:

  1. Click the existing preview of the file.
  2. A toolbar will appear at the top of the preview. Click the four rectangles icon on the left.
  3. From the gallery, select what you’d like to display in your preview.
  4. Click Add to doc.
  5. To select which part of the file displays, click the new preview. 
  6. From the editing toolbar that appears at the top of the preview, select the Select display area icon. 
  7. Click and drag to select the area you’d like to display. 
  8. Click Select.

How to add a caption to a preview in Paper docs

To add a caption to a preview:

  1. Click the preview image to select it.
  2. Click Write a caption at the bottom of the image.
  3. Type your caption.

Galleries and image layouts

If you drag or copy-and-paste images beside one another in your doc, the images automatically organize into a gallery view.

You can drag the images around the page to reorder them and they'll resize to fit. Supported image types include .png, .tiff, .jpeg, .gif, and more.

To create a wide-screen image, or to change the orientation of on an image on the page, click the image once and select from the menu that appears.

Note: You can only move or enlarge individual images, not ones that are side-by-side in a gallery.

Choose the format of an image

File types supported for Paper doc previews

Paper supports embedding video and sound files, as well other document types. With some file types, like Figma or Google Maps, people can interact with them.

Paper supports all file types that you can preview in Dropbox, and:

  • Facebook
  • Figma
  • Framer
  • Gist
  • Github issues in public repositories
  • Google Calendar
  • Google Docs
  • Google Drive
  • Google Maps
  • Google Sheets
  • Google Slides
  • Instagram
  • InVision
  • Marvel
  • Pastebin
  • Pinterest
  • Prezi
  • SlideShare
  • Soundcloud
  • Speaker Deck
  • Spotify
  • Trello
  • Twitter
  • Vimeo
  • XKCD
  • YouTube

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