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  1. stream_position=now doesn't work in events api

    stream_position=now does not work

    1 vote

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  2. Use file size limits of Box Enterprise account when free users edit/upload to enterprise folders

    Ability for free/lite users who are external collaborators in a folder to edit/upload content into a managed folder, even if the file size is above the free/lite limit. For example: Company A has an enterprise Box license and Company B does not, but uses free/lite accounts to collaborate in folders with Company A. When Company B needs to collaborate/edit large files in Company A’s folder, they can only do so if the size of the file is below the free/lite account limit. For large files, they have to download the file, edit it on their desktop, then email back to…

    3 votes

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  3. Fix file/folder size, counts, dates and storage

    I'd like to preface this by saying that this is a bug that needs to be fixed, not an idea. Even so, Box suggested we post this here to get others to chime in and say that this should be fixed.

    This is a problem that's been around for at least 1.5 years.

    Often, when an account's folders and files are transferred to someone else, the account from which the data was transferred still shows something greater than 0 bytes owned. This becomes a problem for deleting that user, because we can't be sure if the transfer worked, and we…

    80 votes

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  4. FTP should support other authentication methods other than simple password

    One of the most important things to understand is whether auth support / options match up with real life requirements and usage patterns

    4 votes

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  5. Remember sort order for a folder

    Remember the sort order chosen for a folder, whether by date or by name. Some folders will always need to be sorted one way or the other - currently have to re-sort multiple times a day when going back and forth between folders.

    9 votes

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  6. Block root shared folder renaming

    I found it very disappointing when every user with editor's permissions can rename (and probably even delete) root folders. This is the absolutely most typical scenario with shared folders, and everything from cheapest NAS to Azure Sharepoint can prevent renaming (or worse deleting) root folders.

    I really miss the typical R/W user - Editor without permissions to delete/rename the root folder.

    3 votes

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  7. Add ability to batch rename multiple files

    I'd like to be able to select all contents of a folder (ex. images taken by a particular photographer at an event) and standardize all file names (ex. EventPhotographer Name (1), EventPhotographer Name (2),...)
    This is simple to do in Windows Explorer, but I really do not want to download and then re-upload for something so minor!

    2 votes

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  8. Enable version history disabling at the folder level

    Our business requires the ability to disable version history for some clients who require that no past versions of files exist. We need the ability to disable versioning for part of the business, while retaining it for other parts. We can't be alone in this...

    1 vote

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  9. Add the ability to turn off auditing

    Add the ability to turn off auditing at the folder level as and administrator function this would eliminate a need for products like Diligent

    1 vote

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  10. Support Microsoft linking

    Formulas referencing external source files are used in Excel models and when linking Excel to PowerPoint. The ability to change data in a source file and have the updated data flow through to any/all linked files stored in different locations does not work.

    The ”updating links” function does not work as the formulas are not referencing the source file in Box Cloud, but instead are mapped to a temp copy on the local machine

    2 votes

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  11. PLEASE bring back the pre-selected Share link

    PLEASE re-add the pre-selected text highlighting to the Share popup box weblink.

    Previously in Box, when you tapped the "share" button it brought up a highlighted, pre-selected web link that could simply be copied (Ctl-C) and pasted. You did not need to select this link, it was already highlighted for you, all you had to do was click Ctl-C (go to email), then Ctl-P to paste the link.

    Since the update, you can set so that the link appears, but this link is no longer pre- selected – you have to physically go to that link and select it with…

    2 votes

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  12. Including the original path to a file that was deleted.

    It would make it easier to identify what files need to be restored if the original full path of the file was included in the trash folder and that information could be used in a sort/search.

    4 votes

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  13. Include a Disable Preview Option

    I've been using BOX for years and the only complaint is from my clients who download from my shared links. Almost 90% of users complain that they get the message
    "We're sorry, this file type is not currently supported."

    I understand from your viewpoint but from our viewpoint, we dont require such preview because our files are .zip, .rar, .7z, etc.

    So PLEASE enable some option where I can enable or disable the auto-preview.
    Remember, you guys are a cloud storage 1st solution. My clients should be able to download anything as simply as possible without getting confused about some…

    2 votes

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  14. Improve management of pending invitations via API

    As we continue to build and customize the collaboration mechanism we found it difficult to manage pending invitations. When calling your API api.box.com/2.0/folders<folderid>/collaborations it returns approved collaborators in the “accessibleby” object but when it return PENDING collaborators the “accessible_by” object is null, but there’s status “pending” on this collaborator. We would imagine it would capture the email address of that pending collaborator. Seeing this is capable in your public domain to show the pending collaborator with an email address would be very useful to create modules to manage pending collaborators (e.g. resending the invitation, update the email address,…

    4 votes

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  15. Add "Last Accessed Date" as a file property

    Many cleanup/archival processes could be run via the API if this date was quickly accessible. Currently, one needs to look at events or reports to determine this date which is not feasible at scale for reports and Events API only goes back one year.

    6 votes

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  16. Freedom to move folders

    Content sprawl is our #1 challenge. Please let us organize our folders. We don't want to interfere with the permissions, but I want to have an "Active Projects" folder and a "Project Archive" folder where I can drag and drop those relevant folders in.

    100 votes

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  17. shared link password

    Currently there is an opportunity for Shared Links with a password to be brute force broken, as there are not any controls in place to disable after unsuccessful attempts. Two options to handle this are:
    - Implement the configuration in the Shared Link Password protection option to set the number of unsuccessful attempts
    - Implement an audit event that documents an unsuccessful Shared Link Password attempt, so that a custom implementation can monitor the unsuccessful attempts, and react accordingly.

    12 votes

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  18. Include activities & comments in the search index

    Activities and comments on the files are something very useful to collaborate on documents. It would be great if there was a way to include the content of the activities & comments in the search index.

    2 votes

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  19. Get 'move from' folder of folder movement event

    Please make it possible to know the 'move from' folder of folder movement event.
    We want to build a different automation for each source folder.

    4 votes

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  20. Enable box preview for Industry Foundation Classes (IFC) 3d file formats

    Provide the ability to preview *.IFC format 3d files.

    Details about IFC format (Industry Foundation Classes) are outlined on this page

    http://www.buildingsmart-tech.org/

    3 votes

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