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  1. hidden files

    We use Box Drive for Backup purposes (company policy dos not allow any other product for that purpose). Would be great to have a possibility to upload also the hidden config files which are marked with a dot in front of the filename (e.g. .abc-config) using macbook.

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  2. Cancel Download(s)

    It's absolutely insane that you cannot cancel file downloads from within the interface. I just started to download a folder locally (make available offline or Download Now option) and realized I didn't need the folder. I cannot cancel it. I have to wait till it finishes to remove it.

    9 votes

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  3. Remove the cautionary message at the bottom of file request page

    At the bottom of file request link, the following message is displayed:

    "Before submitting, please make sure that you trust this site, have the rights to the data and want to share this content to the owner of this file request.
    Box Terms of Service|Box Privacy Notice"

    It does not seem professional at all. As we are paying to use the services, this should not be displayed. Okay if you want to advertise that its Box platform, leave the terms and privacy notice. If you are law firm etc, people are already cautious about sending files. the "advice" seems very…

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  4. Online-only applied recursively to mixed folder

    It would be great if you could "online-only" a given folder when its contents within are a mix of partially online and offline.

    My workflow often requires me to have individual files sporadically made available offline within folder structures, over weeks and months. Easy to lose track of what's locally stored and what's not.

    I don't seem to have an option available to click on a given folder with partially offline / partially online files and just tell it to all become "online only" in a recursive manner.

    On these types of partially synced folders, all I see is the…

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  5. Flag mutliple folders for Offline User

    Currently, in order to mark a folder/file for offline, you have to do it individually. It would be nice to have the ability to drag select folders/file and have the context menu provide the option to mark grouped items as available, as you might with any other native Windows function.

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  6. Box Drive uses all upload bandwidth when sync

    Set an option to limit the upload (optional and the download) bandwidth when sync is in progress or upload large files, because when devices are connected to slow internet lines, it consumes the entire bandwidth and cannot work properly.
    Note that this is a standad feature of other similar tools.

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  7. Visual indicator of "Problem Items" in Box Drive taskbar icon.

    Our users frequently have "Problem Items" or sync errors in Box Drive that they don't know exist. It would be incredible if the "box" icon in the task bar had a (red?) exclamation mark appear when there are persistent sync errors so that a user knows they need to check out the issues and fix them.

    Otherwise they never know there are problems unless they happen to notice a red exclamation mark in the finder/explorer window if they are in the folder with the issue.

    1 vote

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  8. Box Drive support for bookmarks to files and folders

    Box Web allows you to paste a link to a file or folder as a bookmark to quickly jump to that location. It would be great to have this work for Box Drive as well. The main use case is that we are moving from traditional Windows file shares to Box Drive. The experience is similar in that the files and folders are mapped in a hierarchical structure. The issue we are having is that some departments rely on Windows shortcuts to jump from one location to another in the shared drive.

    The bookmark functionality seems to be able to…

    3 votes

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  9. Admin-level alert notification on certain Box Drive permission errors

    Users can create folders in Box Drive at the root level. In a closed folder taxonomy, the folder does not sync and fails with permission and/or problem item errors. If a user does not address the notification (or notifications are disabled), users can continue to create content in the unsynced folders. Icon overlays are also not reliable, so this will not be discovered until the content is lost due to hardware failure or software/OS reload. Consider alerting admins of these issues via the event stream or Shield-type alerts to prevent data loss, or disabling the creation of folders this way.

    5 votes

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  10. Changing default columns view in File Explorer with Box Drive

    When using Box Drive on Windows 10, and accessing through File Explorer, the default columns are set as: Name | Size | Item type | Date modified.

    I would like to be able to change those default columns and their order.

    Currently, File explorer has a functionality that allows the default column view to be changed for all folders (View tab > Options > "Change Folder and Search Options" > "View" tab > and select "Apply to Folders)

    However, this functionality does not work for trying to change the default column view for folders viewed through Box Drive.

    9 votes

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  11. When we share a documentlink in Outlook, the receiver only sees a URL (box online)? Need to see the path as well

    Dear, in our organisation we use boxdrive. When we share a documentlink in Outlook, the receiver only sees a URL (box online)? We 'd like to see also the path so that we can open it in boxdrive. Is this possible?

    1 vote

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  12. Need the ability for a shared link to open the file within Box Drive and on the local machine vs. force users to the Box site.

    Need the ability for a shared link to open the file within Box Drive and on the local machine vs. force users to the Box site.

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  13. Box Drive - Prompt Users to Lock Files When Opening Files from Box Drive

    For Box Drive, it would be nice to have the option to lock files when you take them offline. For example, when a you choose "Make Available Offline", Box could prompt you with "Do you want to lock these offline files?" So, you remember to lock the files while you still have online access to the them.

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  14. Display warning message on accidental uploads to specific folders

    If a file is accidentally uploaded to a specific folder (viewer privileges granted) using BoxDrive, I would like the upload process to be stopped or a warning message to be displayed. Currently, files are displayed as if they were uploaded to the computer (locally) as a cache.

    BoxDriveを利用して特定のフォルダ(ビューアー権限付与)へファイルを誤ってアップロード した場合にアップロード処理を停止or警告メッセージを表示して欲しい。 現状、パソコン(ローカル)上へファイルがキャッシュとしてアップロードされたように表示されてしまう。

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  15. Allow users to decide which context menu entires (right click menu) they want to see

    I've never once wanted to 'Create a Box Note' or 'Search in this folder' yet they will take up two context menu spaces unless I can figure out some way to turn them off in the registry. Allow users to select what context menus pop up please! Otherwise it's a big waste of space.

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  16. Thumbnail & Quick View Support on Mac OS 12.4

    I'm not sure why this isn't a feature, but it definitely should be! My team views a lot of art files and the lack of thumbnail and quick view support is a huge wrench in our workflow.

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  17. Ability to customize/configure the location of the shortcut to Box Drive folder on Windows.

    We would like to have the ability to customize the location of the shortcut to Box Drive folder on Windows or to disable its creation.
    Right now, the creation of the shortcut cannot be disabled or customized (just as the cache location cannot be customised), and it's always created under c:\users\username\desktop. This is not ideal for users who are not allowed access to userprofile folder.

    3 votes

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  18. 'Carrier Signal Flag'-like functionality on folder icons

    When either a new file is uploaded or an existing file is edited in a folder, a small red flag pops up on the folder icon and stay up for a certain period of time to indicate the update.
    It would save time and labour to routinely open the folder and sort files by 'Updated' timestamps in descending order every few hours to check for file updates which only happen once in a couple of days, for instance.

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  19. Locked audio files (mp3's) remain playable!!

    Locked audio files (mp3's) remain playable!! I need to lock them so they are un playable.

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  20. Text file content search

    As of August 2023 , I can't search for text file contents in Box Drive Window integration , nor at Box.com . I'd like to save everything I work on in Box Drive , but I need to be able to search it to find previous work

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