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  1. ipad app

    I would like the ability to open documents from the Box iPad app in new tabs. Chrome allows me to do a long hold and be given the option to open in a new tab. This would be a nice function in the iPad app.

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  2. Folder path under Trash

    Under Trash, please add "folder path". If there was a bulk delete of many files in a folder, we want to confirm the file belongs in the folder path, before we restore the files.

    40 votes

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  3. Upload Completion Notification

    I love how I am notified when a set of files are uploaded into a specific folder but I am having one very key issue. I will receive the notification upon upload, but many times because it is 10+ large images, the images are not done uploading. I will review the folder but be unaware that the Upload is not complete. I may see 5 images with 5 still uploading.

    Is there a way Box could show us of upload progress? OR possibly send a second notification when the upload is complete?

    4 votes

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  4. Fix the Preview of Excel file versions

    Currently, previewing older versions of Excel files does not work. No matter what version is selected, the current version of the file is displayed. The causes users to think that versioning is not happening OR that they have lost all prior versions. When users download a previous version of the file, it has the correct content for that version.

    23 votes

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  5. Reduce file sizes with BOX capture

    Please fix the BOX Capture app to reduce file sizes. It is impossible to work from home given how large of files are (they timeout during upload, they are impossible to transfer to DocuSign given the file size, etc.). Even when I change file size to "Small" under settings, the files are huge. I do not have this issue with other scanning apps, however, we have to use BOX Capture for work.

    3 votes

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  6. Remember sort order for a folder

    Remember the sort order chosen for a folder, whether by date or by name. Some folders will always need to be sorted one way or the other - currently have to re-sort multiple times a day when going back and forth between folders.

    29 votes

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    Please share specific use cases for remembering sort order for a folder. I would be interested in understanding whether this sort order will be determined by the folder owner or will vary depending on the individual users.

  7. Ability to download comments and print comments

    Would like the ability to download and/or print comments associated with a file. Perhaps via additional selections to "Download Comments" and "Print w/Comments".

    I understand downloading comments may need to be a separate file as the content could be in various application types and comments are not created in that document type. Printed files convert to PDF so it would be great if the comments could be converted to PDF and added directly to the printed file.

    Downloading and printing comments has been a request on the Box Community site from multiple people who have also listed some of their…

    30 votes

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  8. View versions of documents on ipad ios device

    Currently there is no option to view previous versions and audit history on a mobile device, would be good for those that work entirely off an ipad and not a pc to be able to do this.

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  9. Ability to have guest accounts

    We'd like to have guest Box account for external vendors. Vendors are not allowed to create free Box accounts by their policy. In order to collaborate with external vendors, we'd like to have guest Box account for our vendors.

    12 votes

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  10. Search function included in the Copy or Move option for ipad

    User on ipad report not seeing the option to search for files on the move or copy options like they do in web app. Makes it difficult to move files to destination by going through the file tree list.

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  11. Add a threaded ‘Reply’ button to comments and @mentions

    When you are @mentioned, replying to the sender with @mention requires many clicks. It would be simpler to be able to reply to the sender in one click (i.e. add a comment with sender already @mentioned)

    38 votes

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  12. Show 'Folder Description' at the top on the mobile app

    Show 'Folder Description' at the top when entering a folder on the mobile app (like the web UI)

    2 votes

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  13. Include all file names in expiration notices of retention policies

    Retention notifications to include the name of each file (instead of just names of folders containing the files) that will expire in 14 days

    14 votes

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  14. Export owned and collaborated files & folder tree by user

    When exporting user’s Files & Folder tree, it only shows the users owned folders. It should show all the content the user has in their account, including collaborated folders. even after selecting a specific user.

    6 votes

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  15. Quarantined files indicator for Box mobile app

    Quarantined files currently show a red exclamation indicator icon + tooltip “This file is under quarantine” on webapp, but NOT on mobile.

    This is an issue for users (especially external collaborators) who will try to access these quarantined files on mobile, but not understand why they can’t access it.

    1 vote

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  16. Add Box extension to Safari iOS

    Please add Box as an extension option to Safari iOS. I only get Box as an option in Safari when I want to save a PDF. Need Box for cut and paste usage in Safari! Please consider this option.

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  18. Subject Access Request reporting

    UK users need to be able to provide Subject Access Reporting (by law). Everyone is entitled to a copy of their data held in the system.

    Box needs to be able to report on that. Search (content and/or metadata) will provide the results, but we need a list of this content in a report as well as the ability to download all this content in a zip file.

    See specific GDPR requirements here: https://ico.org.uk/for-organizations/guide-to-data-protection/principle-6-rights/subject-access-request/

    15 votes

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  19. New PowerPoint, Excel, Word from mobile

    When on the app, it would be helpful to have the option to create a new PowerPoint, Excel, Word doc. It is a bit confusing to tell the user they have to open the Word app first and save it to the Box mobile app when you don't need to do that from the web experience.

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  20. Show full path in results when searching for content across the enterprise

    For search results of files/folders are returned for longer folder paths (e.g. think 10 sub folders deep), the folder path in the UI is truncated to only show 3-4 folders deep so it does not display higher level folder or even the root folder of the structure. This makes content discovery within the folder owner's count much more difficult. Click on the results only bring your to the item in Content Manager and still doesn't give you the path information. A solution would be to have the option to click a more info option which displays the full folder path…

    2 votes

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