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  1. Manual pause syncing

    Sometimes I want to reorder / organize / rename files before syncing.

    72 votes

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  2. A snapshot of contents within a Box drive folder

    Have you ever looked at a top-level Box folder and felt overwhelmed by the prospect of having to dig through and drill down to every sub-folder just to know what the contents are?

    Do you get discouraged at the thought of looking for a single file that could possibly exist way down the rabbit hole of Box folders and sub-folders?

    Would you rather have the ability to glance at a snapshot of an entire Box folder and all the sub-folders and files that exist within it?

    A simple yet effective solution is a "tree directory" view. This is a feature…

    66 votes

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  3. Ability to force sync of Box Drive

    Currently, Drive relies on event poll for updating cached contents, and if events (updates on web) are not picked up by Drive in a timely manner, then local contents get outdated (out of sync with web). As a workaround, we want the ability to force sync of a selected folder (maybe add a right click menu to force sync/refresh cache).

    102 votes

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  4. We want to update the sync on the Box Drive in real time.

    The data edited by myself on the Box Drive will be reflected, but I would like the synchronization to be updated in real time for data edited/saved by other users.

    84 votes

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  5. Open file from UI Elements without approval

    Ability to open a file from UI Elements Open With with Box Edit without being prompted to Approve/Deny to proceed.

    Currently, every time a file is opened from UI Elements, Box Edit displays the prompt and asks the user to Approve/Deny before the user can start locally opening and editing the file. This adds friction to user experience, and we want the option to not display this prompt and auto-approve the file open from UI Elements

    74 votes

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  6. My Collections on Box Drive

    Just wondering you may develop 'My Collections' function on Box Drive.

    91 votes

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    12 comments  ·  Box Drive  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thanks for the suggestion! We are looking at how to improve content sprawl on Drive. We will be considering Collections as a possible path (among other options), but don’t have a change planned in the near-term.

  7. 4 votes

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  8. cache Box Drive

    Refresh function in Box Drive

    Currently, it is necessary to logout/login to clear the cache and errors, but this is troublesome.
    I would like to be able to do this with the touch of a button.
    This is expected to improve the efficiency of our business.

    Box Driveのリフレッシュ機能

    現状ではログアウト/ログインしてキャッシュやエラーをクリアする必要がありますが、これが面倒です。
    これをボタン一つでできるようにしてほしいです。
    これにより業務の効率化が期待できます。

    11 votes

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  9. Allow Marking Folders as "Move Locked" To Prevent Users From Moving Certain Folders Regardless Of Permissions

    Our admins are constantly dealing with users who accidentally drag and drop folders into other folders. This can have a big impact across our org, especially when a high level folder that's shared across the company is moved. Here's a common use case:

    We have a top level Projects folder. That folder contains a subfolder for every organization we do business with. Those Organization folders then contain subfolders for individual projects. We'd like to be able to mark the Organization level folders as Move Locked so that our users don't accidentally move folders from one Organization into another. This happens…

    9 votes

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  10. Folder colors

    In Box it is not very easy to see what foders are shared externally. There are small globe icons on the collaborators, but if that list is too long, the external collaborator might not show up.

    Apart from that: the list of collaborators is not visible in Box Drive.

    Box should introduce a new Folder type (different color, different icon) to show that information in this folder is shared with external collaborators. This functionality should be available across all clients (Web, Drive, Mobile).

    17 votes

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  11. Add auto-lock/unlock feature in Box Drive or provide a configuration tool

    Add auto-lock/unlock feature in Box Drive or provide a configuration tool

    In Box Drive v2.21, it is possible to enable the ability to automatically lock/unlock files when they are opened in Box Drive by modifying the registry.
    However, it is difficult for end users to modify the registry, so we would like to see Box Drive include the feature to automatically lock/unlock files, or provide a configuration tool (such as a batch file for registry modification) to modify the registry.

    3 votes

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  12. Request to improve speed of renaming folders/files in Box Drive

    ■Request
    I would like you to speed up the process of renaming folders/files in Box Drive.

    2 votes

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  13. Please add a new way to change the maximum cache size of Box Drive without having to make a personal registry change.

    In Box Drive, as described in the link below, Modifying the maximum cache limit requires a registry change.
    However, in many companies, end users do not have the skills or authority to modify the registry.

    We would like you to work on a way to achieve this other than by changing the registry when modifying the maximum cache limit.

    ■Technical Information for Box Drive Administrators
     Modifying the maximum cache limit:
     https://support.box.com/hc/en-us/articles/360043695894-Technical-Information-for-Box-Drive-Administrators

    <Box Driveの最大キャッシュサイズを個人的なレジストリの変更なしに変更できる方法を追加してください。>

    以下のリンクで説明されているように、キャッシュの最大制限を変更するにはレジストリの変更が必要です。
    しかし、多くの企業では、エンドユーザーにはレジストリを変更するスキルや権限がありません。

    キャッシュの最大制限を変更時にレジストリを変更する以外の方法で実現できるように工夫していただきたいです。

    ■Box Drive管理者向け技術情報
     キャッシュ上限値の変更:
     https://support.box.com/hc/ja/articles/360043695894

    2 votes

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  14. Applying classification labels in Box Drive.

    When using Box Drive, classification labels are not visible in Windows Explorer.  Is there a way to apply classification labels without going to the web interface? 

    4 votes

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  15. Directly link between box drive and box for outlook & box notes

    Currently, Box for outlook can only access to box online which requires authentication each time which is not a smart process. Could we have box for outlook link directly to box drive to save and upload files instead? This will be more efficient for box drive users.

    Also have the same issue with box notes. This cannot be accessed directly to/from box drive.

    1 vote

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  16. I want you to be able to save the marked-up PDF data stand alone,or print.

    I want you to be able to save the marked-up PDF data stand alone,or print.
    Now, every member can mark up PDF data at once, but we cannot save the data as evidence or log of checking. if we can save the data as marked-up PDF in local folder it helps us very much.Because we who work for building architecture, have to check

    thousands of drawings and have to save these checked data.

    3 votes

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  17. Box Drive User installer

    Similar to Box Tools, requesting user installer capabilities

    For reference: https://support.box.com/hc/en-us/articles/360043695834-Large-Scale-Deployments-Box-Tools

    2 votes

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  18. I want to restrict the installation of the desktop application by user

    Is it possible to add a feature to the management console that allows me to limit the installation of desktop applications (Box Drive, Box Note, etc.) per managed user?

    Once this is achieved, there will be more control over which desktop applications a corporate user can install.

    5 votes

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  19. Box Drive Backup Controls

    Please allow me to use Box Drive to backup files to the cloud (not sync them). Allow me to designate folders where I add files that are (a) added to the cloud and (b) removed from local storage. Allow me to choose when the removal happens (e.g. every night at midnight).

    1 vote

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  20. ability to change default zoom settings

    Be able to change the default zoom percent after opening files on the box page.

    1 vote

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