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  1. Export input metadata from file upload forms

    It would be nice to be able to export a CSV of input metadata during a file upload request.

    For example, if I create a metadata template and add those attributes as fields to my file upload form and the uploader inputs their name, email, and other requested details into those fields, I'd like to be able to export the data to a CSV for the folder they uploaded their files to and see columns for each field on the form (including attributes from the metadata template). It would be nice if the export could contain fields on the form…

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  2. using upload folder events to update metadata field value

    when our suppliers upload a document under a folder, the metadata field- status field should be set as Submitted.

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  3. Move order of Metadata Template Fields

    When editing an existing Metadata template, I would like to be able to move or shuffle the order of the fields.

    I created an applicant metadata template and need to add in a dropdown for field for "Education Major." Currently the Education fields are towards the top of the template. I would like to be able to insert a field or move the fields to maintain grouping without having to rebuild the whole template.

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  4. Ability to type metadata date in addition to using the date picker on metadata templates

    Selecting dates far in the future or past is tedious. Selecting the year 1920, for example, requires clicking into the year dropdown menu in 10 year increments (9 clicks!). It would be a lot easier to type in the date desired.

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  5. Show Metadata Template Property Description

    Please show the description of each defined property when entering values in a metadata template assigned to a folder.

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  6. Data report (export) from Lite or Individual accounts

    Provide users who have an individual (Lite) account with the ability to export a report on data stored and data collaboration - as per a business account.
    This would be beneficial for data auditing.

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  7. Attribute dropdown list for performing Metadata searches in Box

    We need a way to search for assets with metadata WITHOUT having to manually enter in the values into the Advanced Search tool.
    Without this important feature, users are forced to have to know beforehand or remember the values associated with each metadata atttribute.
    If someone had no idea which values to input into the search tool to search for assets, then how would they perform a search?

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  8. We would like the ability to put a specific Matadata as our home page.

    We would like the ability to select certain Matadata as our home page. This would allow for us to really customize our home page to our specific needs and the ability to adjust it easily, vs using the favorites.

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  9. Update folder metadata

    I am not able to get complete documentation on Updating folder metadata action for the Box API. Based on the examples I see online, there seems to be body parameter information missing from the box.dev site, and the documentation on the developer.box.com API Reference site is mostly blank.

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  10. Don't have incidence on rights in a tree when rights are updated in sub-folders

    When You put rights on a root folder, if You need to change the rights for an user in sub-folder, the impact is on the whole tree and this is not really cool... The best way is to keep the rights functionality but to forget the incidence when You change rights on sub-folders.
    It's very important !

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  11. I need to export my metadata template to a sandbox BOX

    The aim is to get the possibility to export a metadata template and import it to another box environment like a sandbox environment.

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  13. Metadata field for a user name - ability to @mention or tie a metadata field to a specific user

    Similar to comments or tasks, it would be helpful to be able to autofill and insert a user's name in a metadata field.

    There are a lot of use cases here, e.g. establishing the content owner since oftentimes that is different from the folder owner and not easily discernible or searchable.

    Current workaround would be to use the text metadata field, which leaves room for user error, typos, or using different variations on people's names. A dropdown list helps with that but isn't a feasible option if you're choosing from a large set of users.

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  15. Add a ready to use expiration date metadata (as for classification) so that this value can be leverage to trigger alert or business logic.

    Sample of business scenarios where users need to be aware of expired documents:
    - contract management
    - equipment certification in real estate

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  16. Allow for more than 500 metadata templates

    Need to be able to support very granular use-cases throughout a variety of business units and 500 templates isn't enough to support this effort

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  17. The ability to make Metadata through Box Capture

    We would like to search for metadata uploaded by Box Capture

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  18. Auto transcribe associated Metadata into text as the file description upon import

    Our admin would like his metadata fields to be transcribed into basic text and added to the file in the description field.

    This will help admins and users understand more context about the file without having to look at each metadata field.

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  19. Allow for multi language support of metadata keys

    It would be helpful to allow for admins to input their own translations of metadata keys that match supported languages of other parts of the webapp that are already localized.

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  20. Expose timestamp in the Web UI on date fields for Custom Metadata

    This has to do with how metadata is presented in the Box UI - it should show both date and time values.

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