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  1. Allow AppUser in developer sandbox to use API to invite groups to folders in production.

    User groups belong to the production, and production-ready applications are not supported.
    Therefore, we cannot invite groups to folders in production.

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  2. Allow AppUser in developer sandbox to use API to create metadata instances in folders in production.

    Metadata is set up in folders in our production via API by AppUser in the developer sandbox.
    However, metadata templates belong to the production, and production-ready applications are not supported.
    Therefore, we can set item values for the configured metadata instances, but we cannot create metadata instances.

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  3. virus metadata

    With the virus scan metadata template that is available on an account with shield and virus scan on, I would like to see this metadata applied and visible on all files in my organization, not just those that have been detected as containing malicious content.

    It looks like the template was designed for wide spread application since its "scan status" fields contain results such as clean, suspicious,unscanned and unknown along with the malicious result.

    In this way we could have better understanding of how the box antivirus saw a file and be more wary when the results are such as…

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  4. Meta Data

    Two Recommendations;
    1) When a file or folder has metadata applied, having a ICON on record (similar to a shared link or description) be visible.. Currently you don't know UNLESS you select the item and do to details to see if template has been applied.

    2) When metadata is applied, showing the metadata values when you select the record similar go to Details would be be great.
    When using Metadata the file or folder where the metadata is applied should clearly show (like a shared link or description) that met

    2 votes

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  5. Allow an upload of data for Options fields in Metadata templates.

    For the metadata templates, our team has large lists of projects, clients, names, etc that would be best uploaded for potential Option fields in various metadata templates. This would help upon setup and updating of templates.

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  6. Ability to assign specific metadata to a corresponding upload file zone when multiple exist on a page

    As an internal user, I want to create a file request template that has multiple file upload zones where each file upload zone has unique metadata associated with the upload zone.

    This enhancement would significantly improve the customer experience by utilizing a single URL instead of multiple. This enhancement would also streamline internal processes for staff by eliminating the need for staff to manually sort uploaded files.

    In the current state, we are forced to create 3 separate file requests so that we can achieve the desired internal efficiencies.

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  7. Consistent menu in web app when applying metadata to file and folder

    Request to make applying of templates for files and folders consistent. Provide same menu item for file and folder when applying a template. Allow application of template on a file without previewing the file just like in folder.

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  8. Metadata Cascading with Overwrite does not update but deletes and creates Metadata Instances

    The request here is for box to update the current metadata instance object if already exists on a file/folder instead of deleting and creating new instance when cascading policy with overwrite is applied to a folder.

    Box in the current behavior of Metadata Cascading with Overwrite option deletes the
    existing metadata Instance and creates a new metadata instance object, this is causing conflicts when any custom business process through API has to manage metadata on items under the cascaded folders. The process gets caught into a scenario where between get metadata and update metadata methods during update the custom process…

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  9. Save the default view for STL files on upload

    We would like the ability to save the default view for STL files to save the orientation, render mode, and camera projection within the web preview

    We used to be able to save the default view for STL files within a Box3d Metadata of the file. We no longer have that ability.

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  10. Allow External Collaborators to Apply Metadata Templates / Add Values

    Currently, external collaborators in folders cannot apply metadata templates that originate in the folder owner's EID.

    REQUEST: Allow external collaborators to take advantage of applying Metadata Templates to folders based on the owner of the folder.

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  11. Permissions - Create a Permission Where Only Admins can Define / Change Metadata Values

    Restrict the ability to modify metadata values to a privileged user (likely co-admin)

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  13. Compulsory sub-metadata once a specific metadata attribute has been chosen.

    We want to expose a sub-set of metadata based on the initial choice of attribute. For example, if you were to pick the attribute "size" it might then offer you a subselection of size variants.

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  15. Make metadata attributes required on templates

    We need a way to make selected attributes required custom templates, so that when the templates are applied to Folders/Files the user can not save the metadata form bypassing the required metadata.

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  16. Ability to read the EXIF data in the photos that are uploaded

    I need Box to read the EXIF data in the photos I upload. Having access to that would make categorizing and finding assets infinitely easier. If I could sort by the metadata already included with an image file I would be able to find by date, location, resolution, etc automatically. A default metadata template should be created that matches that of EXIF data so that it automatically loads. You could then find the images you want by searching the EXIF data then could apply other metadata to add more relevance.

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  17. Metadata: enable cascading Metadata for custom Metadata

    I enabled Cascading Metadata, but can only use existing Metadata Templates. When I try to use custom Metadata that is not an existing template, I get error: "Cascade policy cannot be applied to custom metadata at this time."

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  18. Ability to preserve metadata when overwriting a file

    In order to overwrite a file, if you download it and then upload it again, metadata and other information that is set only for the file will be lost.
    Please make it possible to overwrite files with metadata and other information only on Box, without downloading.
    Or, please add the ability to copy metadata only.

    This would allow for more seamless sharing of data handled by different companies and departments.

    (Japanese)
    ファイルの上書きするために、ダウンロードした後再度アップロードするとメタデータなどのファイルにしか設定されていない情報が消えてしまいます。
    ダウンロードしなくとも、Box上だけでメタデータ等の情報を含めてファイルを上書きできるようにしてください。
    もしくは、メタデータのみコピーできる機能を追加してください。

    これにより、企業や部署毎に扱うデータをよりシームレスに共有することができます。

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  19. Metadata: enable functionality where users must provide a reason for changing a metadata value on highly protected content

    Metadata: enable functionality where users must provide a reason (e.g. a comment) for changing a metadata value on highly protected content.

    Possibly, we offer the option to configure Box Shield Classification Tags for this. E.g. The tag could say "metadata changes require justification."

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  20. Visual colour reference on files as a label

    We currently use another cloud based system for image approval with a creative team. We are currently looking at moving this service over to box. Currently to approve reject images the team use labels. As a creative team they love labels as they are visual. A basic dropdown you can select against the image or multiple images that are colour coded without having to go in any sub menus to apply. Is there any plan to add a label function in box. Or is there one already that I’ve missed. I understand you can use tags/Meta data to do this…

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