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  1. Default sort only savable from All files page

    The default file sort (name or last updated) can not be saved as a default. When refreshing the page it goes back to the last sort that you used on the "All Files" page.
    Similar to other online file sharing platforms, when you change teh default sort to name or last modified it saves that sort for all other folders. On Box.com if you change the default sort to by last modified on the All Files page it then applies that as the default sort for all other sub folders. I found this bug with Box support after entering a…

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  2. Updated date and Uploaded date are not the same thing

    We would like to be able to retain the file updated date or modified date during file upload. Right now the updated date is the date file was uploaded which is not really the updated date and time from the local machine.

    This is very critical as updated date is very important to end users when migrating or uploading files to Box. Imaging thousands of files uploaded to Box all have the same uploaded date under Updated date column.

    Thank you!

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  3. Leave the username on approval tasks intact even after account deletion

    It is hard to trace approval history on a file after the related users are deleted. This causes a lot of friction with customers. It would be better if all usernames would stay on approval tasks even after their respective accounts are deleted.

    4 votes

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  4. URL to open folder or file by full English path name.

    Box allows me to create named folders and files. Box SHOULD allow me to use a URL to get there? The File ID is visually useless. Box should store the English name as an alias to the ID -- and allow this feature. I am astonished this wasn't a base product feature. I'm also astonished you haven't added it as it's clear in the feedback from others it's WANTED. Shame on Box for not providing this feature.

    In the meantime, I'll be forced to find another cloud-based file storage solution.

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  5. Back Button Updates

    Could you update Box to have the Back button return you to the same spot you were at before you hit the Back button? Currently it takes you back to the top of the previous page you were on. When you have a list of 200 folders, its very cumbersome to have to scroll through the all the pages just to find where you left off.

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  6. Box Web Sort (NAME and UPDATED) should INCLUDE Bookmarks

    Currently, sorting the content of a Box folder sorts the content for all but Bookmarks, then shows sorted Bookmarks below the other content - this happens for Sort by NAME and Sort by UPDATED.

    Users might reasonably expect that subfolders might be sorted first, and all other documents and bookmarks be sorted secondly - similarly to Windows File Explorer (which does this, where shortcuts are treated as documents and sorted along with other documents)

    I believe the reason that this may be happening is that [Mssrs Box] has omitted to record any modification made to bookmarks (yes, the name of…

    3 votes

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  7. Improve Move operation to offer choices when destination folder already has file of same name

    Currently, if a number of files are selected to move to another location, if the destination location already has filename(s), Box simply advises that the moves for those files has 'Failed', and lists then 'already exists in the folder '....'

    Box should instead, like other products, offer a pop-up window, indicating the filenames, locations, dates last modified, (and additionally, if any files are signed), with the option for user to select/unselect file(s) to overwrite or ignore. Filenames selected/ticked would then be moved, together with other files where no match was found.

    To simply offer no choice, leaves the user knowing…

    3 votes

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  8. Enable users to select alternative applications to open files with in Account Settings\Integrations, other than MS office - such as for imag

    The application used to open some filetypes is 'hard-wired'. Users are not offered option to select the application 'to open with'. For example, images can only be opened in MS Paint when opened from Box on Web.

    Box should either A) offer the option to select an application to open with (for applications where viewer shows content, or B) should refer to the PC/laptop's Settings\Default apps and use that application

    For example, Box displays a preview of an image (jpg/png) selected, but when Open button selected, only MS Paint is offered to open the file. The world has moved on…

    4 votes

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  9. Make it easier to share with Box App Service Accounts or App Users

    It'd be nice to allow users to be able to share with Service Accounts and App Users via the Service Account's application name and the App User's user name like how it works with other users rather than having to directly input the email addresses like "AutomationUser1234567aBC12DeF3g@boxdevedition.com" or "AppUser12345671aB2CDEfgh@boxdevedition.com"

    1 vote

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  10. Selective Bulk Trash Restoration

    Enable the ability to further filter trash folders by folder path and date deleted and perform a bulk operation to restore affected files. Alternatively allow a view to see a full list of all deleted items, rather than the smaller pages.

    The current bulk method is to restore all deleted items in trash. In organizations where the trash retention is set to never auto-delete, trashed files are maintained indefinitely which can create a very large trash folder for users. We do not want to restore files and folders for all time, just a select period.

    Example:
    Files below a specific…

    13 votes

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  11. Display actual user name instead of "Previous Collaborators"

    About the owner and last updater of files and folders on BOX. If you delete the owner's account, the owner will be displayed as "Previous Collaborators", but I would like you to leave the owner name without changing to this display. It is necessary to comply with the Japanese local electronic bookkeeping law. Please consider.

    BOX上のファイルやフォルダの所有者、最終更新者についてです。所有者のアカウントを削除すると所有者は「以前のコラボレータ」表示になりますが、この表示に変更せず所有者名を残していただきたいです。日本ローカルな電子帳簿法対応で必要です。ご検討ください。

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  12. Please separate the colors of the icons displayed in folders and files.

    Due to the release of Box Shield's new classification indicators, the colors of the "lock icon" and "shared link icon" displayed on folders and files are all grayed out.
    In the past, the "lock icon" was red, and the "shared link icon" was blue, etc., making it easy for users to see and use.

    We believe this is a far cry from Box's goal of accessibility, which is "ease of use for all users."
    In order to provide an easy-to-use environment for all users, please restore the icon colors to the previous specifications or color code them.

    (Japanese)
    フォルダ・ファイルに表示されているアイコンの色を分けてください。

    Box…

    48 votes

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  13. End collaboration for multiple files

    It would be really useful it we could end collaboration on multiple files at once, rather than having to select each file individually.

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  14. Cannot see # of files in current folder (without subfolders)

    In order to get the # of files in a given folder, I have to look at the total files for that folder from the parent directory, and go through each subfolder and subtract from the total. This is a very silly way to do this and seems to be an oversight. Can BOX add this data?

    Same thing applies to folder size as well.

    The "Details" tab should include: Current folder: # of files, Current folder: size, Current folder / subfolders : # of files, Current folder / subfolders: size.

    2 votes

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  15. About the Delete All Button in the Recycle Bin.

    About the Delete All Button in the Recycle Bin.

    When pressing the Delete All button in the Recycle Bin, the deletion process fails and an error occurs.

    It was an answer to the problem that occurred in the following procedure from Box Support (ticket number: 2694308),

    1. Among the folders in the parent-child relationship, the child folder is deleted first.
    2. Delete parent folder after.
    3. Folders of parent-child relationship are displayed separately in the trash box as different folders.
    4. In this state, if [Delete All] is pressed, an error occurs.

    The Delete All button is not available until you delete the parent-child…

    2 votes

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  16. Ability to change the initials format in Box

    Initials are heavily used in Box and I want the ability to change the format of how these are displayed as currently the only option is first letter of first name and surname (Joe Doe becomes JD), for companies that use non-standard email addresses, initials are different.

    3 votes

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  17. Permissions change indicator

    When moving or copying a file or folder from one location to another, provide a dialog before committing showing how the permissions will change.
    Something like +for additions and - for removals): +3 Co-admin, -2 Previewers

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  18. To default folders to sort files descending not ascending.

    Not sure why the Box program does not offer a default for folders/files to sorted descending not ascending. Who or what application does it benefit for the folders/files to be defaulted to the ascending, other than the constant secondary clicking of a mouse to hit the name sort button.

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  19. Disable version history deletion for the entire tenant

    To comply with Japan's Electronic Bookkeeping Law, transaction documents are stored in Box, but there is always a risk that the files may be modificated with or deleted.

    File deletion and modification can be restricted by retention policies, etc., in addition to folder level of access.
    Deletion of version history can also be restricted by folder access permissions.
    However, users who have been granted editor or higher privileges can delete version history, and there is no other way to control this.

    Request the ability to control the deletion of version history in tenant settings.

    (Japanese)
    テナント全体でバージョン履歴の削除を無効にする

    日本の電子帳簿保存法遵守の為、取引関係の書類をBoxに保存しているため、ファイルの変更、削除されてしまうリスクが常に潜んでいます。
    ファイルの削除、変更の制限は、フォルダのアクセス権限以外にリテンションポリシー等で制限をすることができます。

    バージョン履歴の削除もフォルダのアクセス権限で制限できます。
    しかし、編集者以上の権限が付与されているユーザーはバージョン履歴が削除できてしまい、他に制御する方法がありません。

    3 votes

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  20. Firefox ESR support

    Firefox ESR support should be supported for at least 1 year without being included in the last 2 release major versions.

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