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  1. extract a list of documents/location for the content structure

    it would be great to be able to extract a list of documents/location for the content structure to support migration, organization and due diligence!

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  2. Pop-up message when not able to copy ALL data

    It would be strongly needed a pop-up message that informs the user when Box stops copying the data and an information on which data has been copied and which not.

    2 votes

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  4. "Open With" UI Element Documentation is broken - does the feature work?

    Does the "Box Content Open With" feature work for anyone?

    I see it as being broken in the developer documentation and I'm unable to get it working with my own app after following the documentation.

    https://developer.box.com/docs/box-content-open-with

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  5. Folder Tree View in WebApp (Windows Explorer/Finder, eBuilder)

    I noticed that Box does not have a high-level folder tree view, except in the 'All Files' page (you click on the arrow next to "All Files"). Many Box folders in my company's folder structure take a very long time to load - however the folder tree view on the 'All Files' page loads quicker, but still not as fast as another application like eBuilder. Having a permanent option on the web application would be very efficient when tracking down files, and load times won't be as cumbersome. Currently, having to click through multiple folders in order to access the…

    12 votes

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  6. customized page

    Customizable Box Tools Web Page - When a user is logging into Box, the Box Tools page displays, allowing Box Tools to check / verify security of the user's machine prior to entering the Box environment. However, this web page is not modifiable and because of that, can cause end user confusion. For example, the page displays text to download Box Tools, but if the user already has the package installed, that is not necessary information. This page should be customizable to allow for organizations to add their support contact information and instructions on what to do.

    3 votes

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  7. Ability to set default application for Box Edit opening .md file

    Sometimes Box Edit opening files in the program not set as default on MacOS

    If a user installs Xcode on Mac OS, the user cannot open .md files with default application which set on Mac OS. The user would like to open .md file with Atom.app but it opened with Xcode.
    User can do nothing to change the application. it is the OS that it's selecting XCode when it's installed.

    4 votes

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  8. Add metadata information as a border when printing a document

    Adding metadata information as a border when printing a document

    3 votes

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  9. Hide Box Edit icon in System Tray

    We like the ability to hide the Box Edit icon in System Tray

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  10. Open With option for G-Suite with .doc or .xls files

    Allow users to utilize Box for G-Suite with older Office File types, such as .doc or .xls files.

    4 votes

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  11. Box Tools install to be shown as "Box Edit" instead of "Box Tools"

    While I understand the Box Tools installer also contains the Box Local Com Server application, it is there to support Box Edit so labeling the entire installation more explicitly as Box Edit, instead of Box Tools, will be more clear.

    6 votes

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  12. Option to open links directly in desktop applications (rather than Box Preview)

    Currently when I receive a link to a file on Box via email, clicking the link takes me to Box Preview. A couple of steps are needed before I can open the file using the relevant desktop application (e.g. Word, rather than Word Online or Box Preview), which is invariably what I want to do. It is problematic to need to access files via a web browser if I am not connected to the internet or if my connection is poor. Please could you introduce a way to quickly open lists directly in desktop applications?

    7 votes

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  13. Allow Admin Deployment of Box Drive for Upgrades over Network

    We use a deployment software and are able to use it successfully for all upgrades except Box Drive. This is due to the fact that there is a prompt for confirmation that the upgrade will cause loss connection and in a ticket was told there was no way to force it to continue.

    What I'd like to see is a way for either through a deployment software, GPO, or PowerShell, be able to force upgrades at start-up. This would ensure that users are not yet accessing files that could be messed up.

    1 vote

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  14. Add ability for end-user to clear Box Edit cache in UI

    We pass this page along to users from time to time to resolve Box Edit cache issues. Please add a UI element that they can use to do this.

    https://community.box.com/t5/Box-Tools-Troubleshooting/Clear-Your-Box-Edit-Cache/ta-p/55295

    6 votes

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  15. Direct "Save As" when saving from Box Edit to a navigable area on local machine.

    Currently if you hit Save As on the default Box Edit location, it will save the version of the file to the cache and this causes version/maintenance issues with a document.

    2 votes

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  17. Enhance Box Edit to be compatible with Proxy authentication

    Currently Box Edit traffic is not compatible with Proxies where they require Authentication (eg: Basic auth)

    8 votes

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  18. If a user locks the file, it should be only unlockable by that user and an administrator, not other Editors

    Other users unlocking defeats the purpose of locking in the first place.

    24 votes

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  20. Create per-machine version of Box Edit

    The user is trying to use Box Edit on a Mac shared between two users. If they use the Switch User option, the second user's file will open under the first user's profile/login session. The second user doesn't see anything.

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