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  1. Support for MacOS Finder Tags (the colored dots) in Box is Needed

    Under Catalina and before Finder Tags worked the same on Box Drive as they would on a local drive.

    Finder Tags are a significant feature for MacOS users and not having them any more is a problem. Many MacOS users depend on Finder Tags in work flows and losing this feature has broken long established processes to manage files.

    1 vote

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  2. file transfer status

    One of our users recently asked the following:

    "The Transfers pane in the Box drive alert window rarely shows any file
    names, even when files are actively being transferred. Please change the
    Transfers window so that it shows a rolling list of all transferring and
    recently transferred files and a time remaining estimate. The list
    should be rolling and not clear when the transfers are done. It should
    always be possible to see the last 5-10 files that Box Drive has
    transferred."

    I'm not sure if this is a reasonable request, but thought I'd share it here.

    2 votes

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  3. Auto lock/unlock for read-only file.

    Currently, BoxDrive works with AutoLockUnlock=1 as below.

    1. When we open a read-only settings(Windows OS file property), it is locked automatically.
    2. And then, when we close the file, the read-only setting is gone.

    Please improve as below.

    1. When we open a read-only settings(Windows OS file property), it is not locked automatically.
    2. And then, when we close the file, the read-only setting keeps.

    Best,

    10 votes

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  4. Ask users to enter their email address before viewing a file

    Is there is a feature that requests/restricts a person who receives a file link to submit their email address in order to view the file. Sort of a Docsend killer.

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  5. Add iOS Shortcuts integration

    Simply add iOS shortcuts integration like your competitor. Save to box, append to file in box function ecc would be a great feature. The only reason that I’m not using your great service is the missing of this integration.

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  6. Automatically save Box Drive logs

    I want Box Drive logs to be automatically saved in Box.

    Currently, Box Drive logs are deleted by log rotation, and even a customer wants to ask Box to investigate, the logs are no longer left.
    As a result, Box, Inc. sometimes cannot investigate it.

    Because Box recommends an unlimited-capacity digital workplace environment, I think it's nonsense that we lose logs.

    Therefore, I would like to be able to automatically save the Box Drive log to Box as an option.

    1 vote

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  7. Box Drive should copy by default on macOS

    As described at https://support.box.com/hc/en-us/articles/4407737091219-Using-Box-Drive-on-macOS-File-Provider-Extension-FPE-mode

    a change when moving to newer Box Drive, or upgrading to Monterey, results in the serious change of drag and drop is now a move instead of a copy.

    If a user ever accidentally drags a file to their local drive, it takes it out of Box, and trashes the original, it eliminates the previous object ID for the file, it trashes all prior versions of the file.

    This simple mistake can break every link that a company may have for a particular object in documents, bookmarks, etc. Or, if the user doesn't realize they'd moved…

    3 votes

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  8. Select Upload Limit, Pause Uploads

    Hello, I have multiple ideas for this relatively limited featured app:

    1. We should be able to select how many items we wish to upload at a time, instead of this default 10 or so at a time. If I've got a busy schedule, I sometimes want to achieve a few uploads at time and then pause (next point).

    2. We should definitely be able to Pause Uploads, Dropbox has it, OneDrive has it, why not Box. For my work, I need my bandwidth quite often, so currently the only way of "pausing" is closing the app completely, and not knowing whether…

    2 votes

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  9. Box Shutdowns down early during shutdown, so MS Word docs with changes can't be saved if shutdown aborted

    This problem plagues me onace a week or so. When Windows 10 is shutting down, Box Drive shutdowns down early before Windows asks to save opened changed docs - so MS Word docs with changes can't be saved if shutdown aborted. I end up having to save locally, reboot, then put the file into Box, then shutdown a second time. Painful, especially at the end of the day.
    Proposal - work with Microsoft on a way to delay the Box shutdown point - until after the cancel shutdown message occurs...

    1 vote

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  10. Restore Box Drive behavior on MacOS when it mounted as an external hard drive with on-demand file streaming

    Product: Box Drive Version 2.24.193 installed 2021-10-12 on MacOS 11.6

    Newest release 2021-10-12 has removed the "external hard drive behavior" and on-demand file streaming feature (as illustrated in first 2 minutes of https://youtu.be/t7tPs1naUtY), which was THE reason I use Box. Now it behaves like OneDrive: (1) viewing Box file requires full download, (2) downloaded file remains on computer until manual removal, (3) dragging and dropping into Box folder literally moves file rather than copying file. These behaviors make life miserable and are the reasons I do not use OneDrive. Now Box has removed the sole reason I want to…

    7 votes

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  11. Ability to view the contents of the login page on the login screen on Box Drive

    Currently, the login page settings that exist in the tenant settings are only visible in the web browser, not in Box Drive.
    Since many of our tenants use Box Drive, we would like to display the contents of the login page on the login screen on Box Drive as well.

    (In Japanese)
    現在、テナント設定に存在するログインページ設定は、Webブラウザ上でのみ表示され、Box Driveには表示されません。
    我々のテナントではBox Driveを利用しているユーザが多いため、Box Drive上のログイン画面にもログインページの内容を表示したい。

    2 votes

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  12. Icons in list view

    Mini-thumbnails for image files in list view are useless. They prevent quick recognition of file types. Instead, show icons for different f

    1 vote

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  13. Open multiple tabs

    Multiple tabs. We would like the ability to open different files (which may or may not be in different folders) in a tabed structure so that examining these files or reexamining these files during a discussion of their contents would not require a succession of closing and reopening files. We are proposing a structure similar to the Google Chrome or Microsoft Edge tabs.

    1 vote

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  14. Folder of aliases to Box files for sharing

    In order to supply a group of files to a collaborator such as an outside contractor, one must copy existing files into a new folder. We need a way to gather the ALIAS /SHORTCUT to multiple files that can be placed in a single shared folder.

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  15. Specify box drive location and cache location

    Enable the option for users to specify Box Drive location.
    Changing it in the registry is way too advanced for most users and easily fixable with a build-in feature.
    Enable the ability to specify Cache location is also a must-have.
    Files flooding my C: drive is annoying to say the least, espacially when working with big files.

    1 vote

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  16. Alias in Box drive for MacOS and Bookmark in BOX.com

    1/ Creating a Bookmark in BOX.com should create an alias in Box drive for MacOS
    2/ Creating an alias in Box drive for MacOS should create a Bookmark in BOX.com

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  17. [Box Drive's ability to require re-authentication when changing networks]

    After authenticating Box Drive, we want it to detect that the network has changed (For example, changes in IP addresses, etc.) and re-authenticate. If this is not possible, I would like to see the retention period for authentication information shortened (up to 24 hours).

    This is because, although only authorized terminals can be authenticated, Box cannot be used from unauthorized networks.

    4 votes

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  18. Expand Window for Select Folders

    Change the Select Folder to Add window to a FULLSCREEN, adjustable, or with horizontal scrolling. I have PROPERTY folders and DEPT subfolders that I can't read in the mini window provided. I can skip this step and then go to the share and invite them, but it should not be required. I can't keep guessing whether or not I am assigning them to Human Resources or Housekeeping, simply because I can't see what I selected.

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  19. Add account info to Box application window

    One of our users recently asked the following:

    "In the Box drive alert window, the Box Drive Settings gear icon doesn't
    do anything useful. Please add an actual settings window with basic
    information like file space used, buttons for pause/restart syncing, etc.

    The Box Drive window is an alert style window that disappears anytime a
    mouse is clicked or any other window is interacted with. This is the
    case in Windows 7 through Windows 11. It would be better if Box Drive
    had an actual application window like most other apps."

    I know that manual syncing isn't possible yet in…

    1 vote

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  20. Open files from web app in Box client

    Oftentimes our team shares the location of a file within Box by pasting a link into, e.g. Asana. Clicking that link opens the item in the Box web app. There's no way to open that location within the Box client on MacOS other than looking at the file path on the web, then manually browsing to that location in Finder. I'd like a link you can click from the web app that reveals the location of that file within Finder.

    2 votes

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