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  1. Tags and comments in Box Drive

    Is there a way to see the tags in Box Drive? Right now I have to view box on the browser to see the tags for each file. Is there some option to view the tags in Box Drive without having to go to box.com each time?

    13 votes

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  2. Notification if an edit is made to a file

    When a user makes an edit to an excel document using Microsoft Excel Online a notification should go out just like the notifications for Download, Upload, Comments, Previews, and Deletes.

    13 votes

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  3. Add the following function in Box Drive

    • Function to set the Box Drive log rotate period manually.
    • Function to Enable/Disable Box Drive log files.
    13 votes

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  4. Open local file from shared link

    When opening a box.com link, the site should detect that I have box drive installed, then prompt me to open the file locally or go to the folder in finder/explorer.

    Better yet, Box drive could intercept the url, check if the file is local and open it seamlessly if it finds it.

    13 votes

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  5. Option to Hide the Box Drive Cloud Icons

    Option to Hide the Box Drive Cloud Icons

    13 votes

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  6. Add refresh button to Box Drive

    Add a refresh button to Box Drive above the Log out option in the system tray. When our users experience Box Drive red marks on their folders we always tell them to log out and log back in to refresh the folders. It would be nice if there was a refresh button.

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  7. 13 votes

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  8. 13 votes

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    not planned  ·  Anonymous responded

    We currently do not have this planned on our roadmap.  Please keep the feedback & use cases coming to help us prioritize this in the future!

  9. Remove box Icon from menu bar in macOS

    There should be an option to remove the box Icon from the menu bar un MacOS

    12 votes

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  10. Give box the ability to store a MS Access database or enable locking or non-syncing

    Allow an MS Access database to be stored in box without it making new copies every time someone accesses the database.

    12 votes

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  11. Box Drive path for InDesign linked files

    Background:
    We’ve moved the location of Box Drive to be outside the username location for our users. This allows for multiple users to work with InDesign , collaborate, and reference the correct asset links without issue. Reference – community.box.com/t5/Deploying-Managing-Box..

    Issue:
    However, if a user hasn’t previously viewed the file in BOX Drive (e.g. ‘downloaded it to force a local sync’) then the linking of the file still breaks. This causes the following issues : when the user opens an InDesign file, they still need to navigate to anywhere from 5 – 50 different file locations in BOX Drive to ‘open/sync/download’…

    12 votes

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  12. Make Box Tags visible in Box Drive (on Windows)

    We have used Tags extensively to categorise content in Box, it would be great now that we have moved to Box Drive that these are visible against the folders displayed in here too.

    12 votes

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  13. 12 votes

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    not planned  ·  Anonymous responded

    A true silent update is not currently planned. We have made some improvements to Box Drives update behavior by including silent updates when Box Drive is launching, if an update is already available. This improvement is in v2.3 for Mac and v2.3 for Windows.

  14. "Your Download is In Progress" pop-up confuses clients

    When a client of ours who is not a Box user downloads a file, a pop-up which says "Your Download is In Progress" appears. The issue is that the pop-up looks like there are only three courses of action, “sign up”, “log in”, or “x” out. Many of our clients have not realized that there is a fourth option, which is just wait for the download. This has caused confusion time and time again across different clients at different times. These are sophisticated users, and this creates serious client issues. Can you please remove the sign up and login options.…

    11 votes

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  15. Clear Recent Files

    Allow the users to clear the recent files section

    11 votes

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  16. Offer preview of images for Box Drive or Box Sync.

    As a designer, when working on a publication, it would be helpful to be able to have a preview of images saved in Box for quicker identification directly from the Desktop Box Drive. Right now, we have to preview with Finder, which is an additional step and makes the process cumbersome. Thank you for your consideration.

    11 votes

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  17. Box Drive Backups via Time Machine

    Allow Time Machine on a Mac to backup files stored on the Box Drive on my HD.

    11 votes

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  18. Map Trash on Box.com to Box Drive App

    This is very useful to users who deleted a file accidentally on Box Drive App to recover it without opening Box.com.

    I once deleted one file through Box Drive, and it prompted that it would be deleted permanently and Stop me from undoing. I did not realize that it still can be retrieved from Box.com. If we have a Trash folder on Box Drive App that maps to the Trash on Box.com. That would be fantastic.

    11 votes

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  19. Logout option of Box Drive when OS is shutting down

    Requesting to add log out function of Box Drive when OS is shutting down.

    11 votes

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  20. Make File Properties available in Box Drive

    Make content-specific Properties viewable in Box Drive.

    11 votes

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