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  1. We want to be able to filter by specific metadata template and attribute value at user activity.

    We want to be able to filter by specific metadata template and attribute value at user activity.

    By setting the metadata that means the confidential level to the folder and assigning the metadata in cascade, we can track the subsequent access status of the objects placed under the target folder.
    By tracking the activity of files with specific metadata (such as sensitivity level), we can detect data usage and security issues.
    By using such a method, we can detect security problems that could not be detected in the past, such as image data that is difficult to detect with DLP.

    8 votes

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  2. Create collections based on metadata.

    Add the ability for users to be able to create collections based on metadata. This should speed up the process of adding files to collections and staying organized. It would be additionally helpful to be able to use multiple tags within a collect. For instance, If I wanted to add all contracts that are from 2012 then I might use two tags: "Contracts" and "2012".

    7 votes

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  3. Universally apply multiple templates to a file

    Universal metadata fields:
    Today, metadata tagging is not universal. This customer sets the metadata tags for particular folders, and one of the universal tags is Community Name. They want to set up that metadata list on multiple file hierarchies; but they can't currently use the same metadata lists over and over again.
    Not every employee can see entire file structure; it's not owned by one person; when you define metadata as a list in Box - you apply it at a folder level, but we have non-overlapping folders that need same metadata.
    A metadata template can be applied, but within…

    7 votes

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  4. Metadata Driven Retention Policy based on 1 attribute, not templates

    requesting the ability to apply metadata driven retention policy based on 1 attribute, without having the need to create multiple templates just for 1 (or some) metadata retention policy.

    7 votes

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  5. Present metadata more prominent when selecting a file from a folder file list

    Metadata will be shown for a selected file in the lowest level of the Details area. Practically no user knows that metadata exists for that file. So metadata should be presented more prominent, or get an extra area.

    7 votes

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  6. Download/Export Metadata Template

    Allows users to export a metadata template from Box into a CSV/Excel file.

    6 votes

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  7. Metadata search activity report and tagging notifications

    Is there a way to report out on metadata search activities? We'd like to get analytics on our team activities with metadata searches and the frequencies. We'd also like to set-up email notifications notifying admin users when a file has been tagged.

    6 votes

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  8. Metadata template dropdown menu

    The ability to sort items on dropdown menu when creating/editing metadata template.

    6 votes

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  9. Enable Self-Serve Creation of Metadata Templates by Non-Admins

    Customers would like a way to provide a sub-set of capabilities to their end-users to create metadata templates, without having to give them a co-admin level access to Box admin console.

    6 votes

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  10. 6 votes

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  11. Ability to remove metadata template that has cascaded down from all children

    Similar to removal of Classification from all children items, provide the ability to remove metadata template that cascaded down from all the children. Basically undo metadata cascade.

    5 votes

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  12. Allow External Collaborators to Search Shared Content for Metadata

    If an enterprise shares a folder to outside collaborators, and the content of this folder includes thousands of documents with assigned metadata templates, the external collaborator does not have the ability to filter search that shared content based on the metadata applied.

    5 votes

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  13. Provide enterprise configuration of folder metadata cascade

    1. Provide an enterprise configuration option that would allow viewing/editing/adding folder level metadata without also enabling the ability to cascade metadata.
    2. Provide an enterprise configuration option that would limit the ability to initiate cascading metadata to owners and co-owners.
    3. Provide an enterprise configuration option that would limit the ability of a template to be cascaded.
    5 votes

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  14. Upload embedded metadata for search

    We would like to have the ability to have metadata search work for files that are uploaded to Box, if the metadata was already embedded on the file before the upload
    “For example, a .jpg with metadata from Photoshop typed in”

    5 votes

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  15. Improve consistency of UX between Folder & File metadata in web app

    Right now (July 2019) in the FLMD public beta, the UX for Folder level metadata is very inconsistent (and arguably more cumbersome) than File level metadata.

    For Folder level metadata, the metadata modal only displays after clicking "Edit", which is unintuitive since most users will just be viewing and not editing the Folder metadata.

    5 votes

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  16. I want to lock an instance's value of a metadata template

    Given that a template has multi-select that has A, B and C as value. Currently, if a user has attached an Instance of a Template to a file, on that Instance, a multi-select field has the value of “B”. If the Template is updated so that multi-select option “B” is changed to “D”, then that change will also affect the value in the Instance (and all other Instances of the Template). Because the value of “B” no longer exists as a valid option on the Template, Box cannot keep that value in the Instance. Similarly, if the option “B” was…

    4 votes

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  17. The ability to make Metadata through Box Capture searchable

    We would like to search for metadata uploaded by Box Capture

    4 votes

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  18. Enhance Metadata dropdown widget

    With the version of BOX - if you add a metadata dropdown - the user interface is fairly limited. For example if the dropdown has more than about 25 items - you not only cannot see additional items; you cannot even search for them.

    Ideally where would be a scrollbar on the dropdown or the ability to search for options contained within the dropdown.

    4 votes

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  19. Provide a single API method to upload a file and apply metadata as an atomic operation

    Unified Upload API (File and Metadata) - Having a single API call to upload a file (or file(s)) with associated metadata would provide large improvements in error avoidance and development logic. Currently, this process must be completed with multiple API calls, which leaves space for errors and sullies the user experience.

    4 votes

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  20. Add ability to localize Metadata attributes and values

    When adding new values/attributes to a metadata template, the same value is used by all users regardless of user's locale.

    For companies that have users in a wide range of geographies, it would be helpful to be able to give metadata attributes/values different names for different locales.

    4 votes

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