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  1. Include Comments in the Search Index

    Please add Comments to the Search Index. This will make comments more useful and widen the scope of applicable use cases.

    3 votes

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  2. searching for users (external or managed)

    Suggestions for improvements : search field for users (external or managed) should look for characters. For instance , if you type a domain name or name, you should be able to filter the (external or managed) users list according to the characters entered into the search field and look into both the name and email info if the characters can be found. We don't always know the exact email or name...

    4 votes

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  3. Boolean search should generate results as part of type ahead query

    Boolean search should generate results as part of type ahead query. Today, we can search for "text AND text2", but it will not generate results until the user submits the full query. This would improve usability.

    3 votes

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  4. Please make it possible to search by file ID/folder ID when searching in the Recycle Bin. ごみ箱内検索するときにファイルID/フォルダIDで検索できるようにしてほしい。

    Currently, you can only search by file/folder name, and there is a risk of restoring the wrong target if there are files with the same name.
    (In Japanese) 
     現在は、ファイル名/フォルダ名でしか検索することが出来ず、同名ファイルがある場合に誤った対象を復元するリスクがあります。

    6 votes

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  5. Addition of a function that can search the execution status of tasks under a specific folder

    Please add a function to Box that can search the execution status of tasks under a specific folder.

    2 votes

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  6. Disable full-text search for a subset of Box content

    Suggest adding the ability to disable full-text search for only a subset of Box content versus just enterprise-wide.

    5 votes

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  7. Access to file link from search results

    When a search is executed in the browser, it is not possible to open a file in the search on another tab. The only option available seemingly is to open on the same tab. It is handy to manage the exploration through the search list to be able to either open a particular file or folder in the search list in a new tab, or copy the file link without having to create a share link to open file in a new tab.
    Thanks!

    4 votes

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  8. Adding commas in tags

    We'd like to be able to add comma's in tags we apply files. For example, we'd like to place a tag for "1,250" on a file. Right now if we try that, it will show up as two tags, "1" and "250".

    2 votes

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  9. Enhance user experience for searching files with tag

    As legal department, we manage contract documents using tag but when we search files filtering with them, user experience is not intuitive when I follow steps described below.

    1. search a keyword filtering with tag
    2. change the keyword on search box
    3. filter for tag set in 1 is reset and disappeared

    Also, we would like to search file filtering with tag without any keywords in the search box as populating keyword is currently a must to start to search unlike Metadata, which is also inconvenient.

    26 votes

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  10. Month and Year options when searching Metadata date fields do not select

    When you try to select a month or year in the date picker when searching or filtering against metadata, the date picker disappears.

    This means you have to scroll through the various months to get the date you want to select instead of using the filter options.

    2 votes

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  11. Search for keywords in File content and not only in file names

    Just like Explorer search, Box should be able to list PDF files that contain the keywoard in their content and not only in the File name.

    Example:
    If using Box to store CVs, Box should be able to list CVs that has a specific skill.

    6 votes

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  12. Support infix (middle of the word) matching such as %ox%.

    It would be more efficient if infix matching is available for at least metadata search, or even just metadata search and folder/file name search.

    3 votes

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  13. search spaces

    I have trouble with searching for file names with numbers.

    As an example: I have a folder called "AB123", and another called "AB 123".

    A search for "123" returns "AB 123"
    A search for "AB" returns both.

    I'd very much like it if "123" returned both.

    This example is from a macbook, using box through a chrome browser

    (The other option is to try to implement a new naming convention in my organisation - and get people to stick to it without a stray space or not messing it up! Taking the option for human error out would be far…

    3 votes

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  14. Being able to search through files by the date the file was created (in the metadata)

    A feature I've wanted many times now, and would love to see implemented, is to be able to search through my files with the filter of Date Created (regarding the creation date of the file in its metadata), not just the date of when I uploaded the file.

    14 votes

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  15. Ability to save search filter conditions

    I would appreciate if the previous settings for contents filters could be saved so that I can call and use it when searching items with similar criteria.
    Frequently using the same condition to search files, so I think it could improve the work efficiency to use saved filter settings.

    17 votes

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  16. First search with detaled contents filters

    Currently the initial search for Box items can be filtered by only three types of contents, then you can squeeze the first search results with more detailed filters, like tags or size etc.
    It would be better to be able to use those detailed filters from the beginning.

    9 votes

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  17. Search API for Tags

    The Box search endpoint should be able to query based on Tags.

    The Web App is able to do this already:
    https://obfuscated.app.box.com/folder/0/search?tags=Select

    That search returns tagged results as expected.

    The postman API collection offers a search endpoint example with:
    https://{{api.box.com}}/2.0/search?query=sales

    An error occurs when changing that to:
    https://{{api.box.com}}/2.0/search?tags=Select

    This should more closely match the web ui.

    3 votes

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  18. FIX the SEARCH to search exact terms and support advanced search parameters

    There are several major issues here, search should be powerful in order to make the tool as useful as possible. It is to the point now that we are storing so much information on Box that not having a search tool that actually works is causing us serious headache and loss of productivity.

    1. Search returns results for all forms of a word, how is it helpful to be absolutely unable to narrow a search. For example, if I search for "Government" (yes, even when using quotes) I get results including government, governance, govern, etc. Thanks Box, you have now included…

    25 votes

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  19. Please implement the search filter of "User who deleted" in the Trash.

    Please implement the search filter of "User who deleted" in the Trash.
    (This is not same as the filter of "Items I owned" or "Items I deleted".)
    Currently we can use owner filtering when searching for content in the Trash.
    For further convenience, we need the feature to use filtering even for users who have deleted content.

    13 votes

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  20. Please make shared links searchable to allow for quicker file access.

    I am a photographer/image manager for an e-commerce company and many of our manufacturers provide their digital assets through shared Box links. However, there are thousands of images and folders to manually comb through to find the correct images for products.

    Most manufacturers include part numbers product names in their image titles, so simply introducing a search feature in shared links would save hours of time finding the correct images!

    Thanks for your consideration.

    3 votes

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