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  1. I work for two company's. I want to be able to sync both company's files on my imac. Please make that a possibility.

    I work for two company's. I want to be able to sync both company's files on my imac. Please make that a possibility. Currently, I can only sync one company per computer. We had spotty internet connection at one time, and I was unable to go online for access to the files for the company I don't have synced.

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  2. Have a Sync Now option for files

    Box Sync on Windows 10 consistently fails to sync, but claims to be up to date. I can see the actual current version on the website, by my local persistently stays several versions back. Fixing that would be great, but also just giving a way to say, "I know you think you're up to date, but sync anyway" would make this less frustrating.

    4 votes

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  3. please do not discontinue Box sync!!! the ability to search for files offline is too previous to loose!

    please do not discontinue Box sync!!! the ability to search for files offline is too previous to give up!

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  4. move box sync deleted items to local trash

    Ask: When content is deleted from local Box Sync folder, content is moved to local user's trash folder.
    Reason: This is good if you ever delete content from box sync that has not yet been saved to Box's servers yet. It would at least end up in the local trash for recovery.

    4 votes

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  5. Make file type icon easily visible to left of file name. Folders, too.

    File type icon to left of file name overshadowed by status icon (cloud, green check).

    4 votes

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  6. Allow Box sync in Server version OS

    Since there are a lot of application that rely on UNC path, and are run in server, supporting box sync in server version will be very userful.

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  7. Run Two Box Accounts Box Drive & Box Sync on Same Device (Laptop)

    Running two separate Box accounts locally on a laptop. To have Box Drive and Box Sync access locally on a laptop at the same time without any issues.

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  8. map synced folders

    There is a need to map all current synced folders of all users in my organization. There is no way to gether this information at the moment. Please develop a report that will be able to list all synced folders per user.

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  9. Box sync won't sync files on my computer with box.com unless I log out and log back in. Rebooting the computer didn't help. I have to log ou

    Box sync won't sync files on my computer with box.com unless I log out and log back in. Rebooting the computer didn't help. I have to log out of the app and log back in.

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  10. box sync

    The company I work for would love to keep the box sync app running for our computers as it is a real convince to only sync the files the designers are working on at the moment and allows us to control what to work on and not have to search through the whole box drive to find the one file every time to work on.

    3 votes

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  11. Remove Synced button from the left panel

    This encourages people to explore using Box Sync, which we want to discontinue in our company.

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  12. Improve Excel edit management

    The synch for Excel does not seem to work very consistently or effectively. Simple edits on a table caused the file to split into 4 separate versions.

    2 votes

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  13. How to preserve folder date created & timestamps

    Please please please preserve the date created for a folder. When I sync a folder across another laptop, the date created changes as the time of upload. Me, including a hundred other people do not want that. Files seem to have their date created, date modified date & timestamps preserved.

    Basically, can you please create a system where the folder properties ARE preserved and as a facet of BOX make other properties separate from windows folder properties so that it's easier for us as local users and business users to sort their data how they want to.

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    2 votes

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  14. Noting a collaborator's actions, even if just comments

    When a collaborator enters a file online and makes comments, that should register as a change to the file date and note who. Also, comments should sync to the local drive.

    2 votes

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  15. Limit editing to 'On the Web' only or blocking box sync form folders

    We have Excel files that a group of users over 8 different sites make moves adds and changes every day. we have box sync which doesn't lock the file, the agreed access for these teams is via the web and web excel only... But some users who know better only use excel via box sync so we end up with errors and staff saying box is no good...

    2 votes

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  16. Auto sync of Email folders and attachments from Outlook in Box.

    It would be nice to have two sync options to store data. 1) the current desktop system is fine and works well but ideally 2) you could have a synch to mirror Outlook email folders and attachments . In both cases the user should be allowed to select which folders would be sync'd. PLEASE HELP. !!! Our company is now moving emails over 6 months old into archive and anything over 1 year old is being deleted . Only way to save now is via box but that only helps for recreating folders on desktop and linking to box. Would…

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  17. Enable different folders to sync on different PC's

    I want to sync a different subset on folders on a different PC. It appears that is not possible. You can only select one set for syncing... and that's it.

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  18. update files with box sync in share folder with Viewer Uploader privilages

    Hi ;
    There is any option to Sync Folder (Box Sync only) with the status Viewer Uploader insted of Editor ?
    becuase i want to share a folder with new information each week but i dont want to give all my team permission to delate this information

    2 votes

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  20. Automatic retry on files with upload errors

    Currently if there is an issue with a file upload (the one I'm currently running into is the "File may be locked or in use" error) Box Sync requires a manual step where you click the Retry button in the Box Sync tray icon context menu.

    This is problematic for me because I'm trying to full automate our build pipeline. In my scenario we generate a nightly build, zip it up and copy it to the Box Sync folder. The problem for me has been that it appears that Box Sync is a bit too hasty and attempts to upload…

    2 votes

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