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  1. Box Drive for Windows 11

    Box please bring your Box Drive up to date with two changes.

    1. Support the new context (right-click) menu in Explorer on Windows 11
    2. Fix the Icon overlays for Box that show the status of a file. (already posted an idea on this months and months ago

    https://pulse.box.com/forums/909778-help-shape-the-future-of-box/suggestions/42820107-re-implement-windows-shell-icon-overlays-fix-it

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  2. Display warning if a document is open

    Display a warning similar to read-only if another team member has a file open. Currently this is not possible without code installed at the individual PC level and there is no solution with MAC (just confirmed with support). The conflicting versions can be frustrating for teams and the tiny lock icon is just not a large enough warning when opening from box drive.

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    For Office files stored in Box, we are enabling the capability coauthor in real-time with collaborators. This will eliminate issues that arise when creating conflict copies. For other files types that do not support coauthoring, we do not have a feature planned on our roadmap, to notify users when the file is locked outside of the lock icon that is displayed on the file in the Explorer/Finder view. 

    We will place this in our backlog as we continue evaluating ideas to improve Box Drive.

    Please keep the feedback & use cases coming to help us prioritize this in the future!

  3. Allow login to Box Drive from different Microsoft account

    It used to be possible to log into Box Drive from my work account whilst logged in as a different Microsoft user on the desktop. This has now stopped working and forces login via my desktop account. This means that Box Drive is now completely useless to me.

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  4. Send box drive logs to any email address

    Allow users to send box drive logs to a given email address rather than ONLY to Box Support. Remote debugging is difficult when we can't work directly with our end users' logs.

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  5. Allow resizeable/full-screen file search form

    Actually the file search UX in Windows has a design giving priority to form over function, with a concept half-way resembling a tray application notification.

    The problem with that is that the ridiculous window size most of the time trims relatively long file paths to the point of having on-screen indistinguishable search results for different files, if they are at somewhat deepth in the file tree. The smallnes brings also unnecesary scroll, and forces the pains of a self imposed real-state screen-space shortage, more proper of mobile devices but undesirable in desktop.

    Let file search have the first class interface…

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  6. Back up desktop and documents folder

    It would be really useful if there was an option within box drive that would sync the users desktop documents and perhaps download folder to a folder within box.

    I know users could just save the files on to box drive but that doesn't always happen (temp needed files etc) this would act as an almost auto back up feature.

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  7. Full Image Thumbnail Option

    For the image thumbnails, is there a way to toggle the view, so that one can see the entire image vs. a cropped version? I've noticed a recent change where all thumbnails are cropped, and in order to view the full image you need to click to open each individual file, which is a less efficient browsing method. Is it possible to return to the previous viewing option to see the full image within each thumbnail?

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  8. Two User accounts on same Windows 10 computer

    There should be a possibility that two users on the same windows 10 computer, each user separately logging into his/her own windows account, could each log into his/her own box account and use box drive. BoxDrive is much more convenient that to go via the browser. This seems not possible now.
    Additionally it is annoying that the the box drive shows up for login when the second user enters the windows account, and if startup of box is switched off for that user, then it is also switched off for the main user (the admin user who has made the…

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  9. Order Items in Collections Manually

    I would like to be able to manually sort items in my collections. Items in a collection currently sort alphabetically, but I want to move items that I use the most to the top of a collection list.

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  10. Add Ability to view Overflow Files in Box

    It would be really helpful and can save us alot time if we are able to view the actual Overflow interaction flows in Box. That way we can provide comments and feedbacks on the file. Currently, we can only comment on exported PDF's since Overflow is not supported and can't be viewed.

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  11. Improvement to display a pop-up message when a locked file is opened as read-only

    When a locked file is opened in BoxDrive, there are some cases where the user does not realize that the file is read-only and updates the file.
    We are aware that the pop-up message can be displayed by enabling the auto-lock option or the lock at prompt option, but this option is limited to Office files only.
    We would like to improve the functionality so that all users and all files will have a pop-up message confirming that the file is locked and opened as read-only, even if this option is not enabled.

    (In Japanese)
    <ロックされたファイルが読み取り専用で開かれる際、ポップアップメッセージを表示してほしい>
    BoxDriveでロックされたファイルを開く際、読み取り専用であることに気がつかずファイルを更新してしまうケースが発生しています。
    自動ロックのオプションまたはプロンプトによるロックのオプションを有効にすることでポップアップメッセージが表示されることは認識していますが、こちらのオプションはOfficeファイル限定となっています。
    こちらのオプションを有効にしていなくても全ユーザーとすべてのファイルに対して、ファイルがロックされているため読み取り専用として開かれていることが確認できるポップアップメッセージが表示されるよう機能の改善を希望します。

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  12. Date and Time of uploading file on BOX

    Hi! I was faced with the problem of file date uploading on display on BOX.

    I know that usually, BOX shows "Today" or "Yesterday" if the file was uploaded to BOX today or yesterday. It's clear, but, I need to see the exact date displayed with numbers. For example, I want to see that the file was uploaded to BOX "18 of May, 2022" instead of "Today".

    Moreover, I even can't see the time when the file was uploaded to BOX. I work with the client in different time zones (the difference is 10 hrs) and sometimes it is really…

    4 votes

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  13. 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…

    91 votes

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  14. Enable end users to group shared folders

    Please enable end users to group shared folders. Sometimes folders are shared with you in piecemeal manner. It would be nice if the end users can group these folders Marie Kondo style.

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  15. Bookmarks to be synchronized with BoxDrive/BoxSyn

    Bookmarks created "online" are not synchronized to be visible by the teams using BoxDrive or BoxSync. Also the other way round.

    Our teams are bookmarking many external web sheets or other box folder locations to navigate and support each other, but the links are not visible for all the others.

    With that knowledge, the usage of bookmarks does not work in a global team.

    Request: Please synchronize bookmarks in all directions, as we do with all other files!

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  16. Box Drive search to mirror Web UI

    You can't specify details in Box Drive search.
    I want to use the same function as WEB UI on the search screen of Drive.

    6 votes

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  17. Sort Field Preference in Settings

    My files and folders are all indexed with numbers. It would be helpful to always sort files and folders by name to keep the indexing order. However, Box keeps sorting by the "Updated" field, which completely messes up the indexing order. Is it possible to have a Sort Preferences in Settings so one could select which field should be the default for sorting?

    Thanks.

    2 votes

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  18. Pause and Resume Uploads or downloads to or from Box

    The ability to Pause Downloads + Uploads so that Resource intensive tasks on other software can be carried out on a single computer/device without being slowed down by Box Transferring large amounts of data to/from the device to cloud. The ability to resume Downloads + Uploads after resource intensive tasks are completed.

    Not everyone/every company has the budget to have expensive "workhorse" computers or Gigabit internet (not to mention a lot of places dont even have gigabit internet. (Im lucky enough to have access to both where I work and I STILL run into issues from time to time)

    2 votes

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  19. Ability to control folder actions on Box Drive

    When using box drive, I would like to update the specifications so that control (move / delete) is possible so as to prevent accidentally moving the folder to an unexpected location.

    box drive 利用時、フォルダを誤って予期せぬ場所に移動させることを未然に防ぐような、制御(移動/削除)が可能となるような仕様にアップデートを希望いたします。

    2 votes

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  20. More detailed error handling with sync errors

    We have a user who is on Box Drive that has had several sync errors come up on his Box Drive client over the last week, but when he clicks on the info icon next to the s"9 items with sync errors message" it just gives them a generic error message with no details about which files can't be synced or how long they haven't been synced. I don't know if there's an existing solution for this, but thought I'd mention it here.

    3 votes

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