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  1. Provide ability to obtain actual Windows path to a file in Box Drive.

    Rather than use shared links, customer wants to access files via direct windows paths

    2 votes

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  3. 1 vote

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  4. Add visual indicators to help users understand if a file is already cached locally on user's PC

    We want to make it easier to tell if a file is already cached on a user's machine.

    1 vote

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  5. Sync Mac finder tags between users

    Box Sync doesn't sync Mac Finder tags. Box Drive doesn't support Mac Finder tag at all. Could be worth to better expose Box tagging into Box Drive

    9 votes

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  6. 3 votes

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  7. 3 votes

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  8. 2 votes

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  9. Improve Box Edit Error - Unable to Save error message

    We would like to improve the messaging on this error so that it forces the user to save a new copy of the file. Too many users are simply closing the error and losing their work.

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  10. Configure default file extension for save prompt

    On Office, it is possible to configure the default file extension to use when saving a new file. (doc/ docx/ pdf etc)
    We want this option also available on "Box for Office" or for Box for Office to read the default extension setting from Office.

    2 votes

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  11. Exportable Error Updating Menu

    Ability to export the "Error Updating" Menu to an excel file. The spread could include the file or folder name, the owner, the path, and the Issue

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  12. Log configuration

    The logging/ caching mechanism could be quite a burden for users who have a relatively small C drive. Users with desktop tools which could generate a high amount of file versions, Drive's log (specially Engine log) would grow extremely fast and might even dry up C drive.

    It would be good if there are more options available to suppress/ log rotate/ or even stored Drive's log on a separate disk pre-defined by users.

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  13. Box Drive 'locked file' icon on Windows PC is gray, while the icon is red on Mac OS X

    The gray icon is hard to see on PCs due to the size and color. It would be great to improve parity between environments, and have the lock icon be red on both Mac and PCs.

    3 votes

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  14. Support for MacOS Smart Folders with Box Drive

    We need a better mechanism to identify files that have been updated within a given time period at a user level.

    Currently, we rely upon email notifications, but Box email notifications are currently getting filtered on our network. The Smart Folders ability would address this problem.

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  15. Make BoxEdit for Mac Multi-User Compatible

    We have shared Macs and do not want to have to have BoxEdit installed on each profile, but would prefer that the primary installation be available for all users of the machine.

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  16. Set a static GUID value for Box Drive's volume

    Some AV/security products cannot exclude Box Drive's mount using the usual "Box" folder path and need a way to exclude the volume that is created by Box Drive

    5 votes

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  17. 4 votes

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  18. Support for Firefox ESR's

    Create a ESR version of Box Tools so users can access Box on a ESR browser

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  19. We request to change Box Drive feature as to also add (1) on the tail

    The current feature of duplicated file name on Box Drive is to add email address on the end of file name and on Box Edit, a number with parenthesis- (1),(2) will be added.

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  20. Error notification of Box Drive should be restricted only be related to files which the user has accessed or edited before.

    Or implement a new setting. Or implement a new setting to switch on/off to receive the error notifications.

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