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  1. Make an app for Windows like Dropbox for S

    My employer blocks the installation of software like Dropbox and Box, but I use them for everyday work. There's a Dropbox for S app -- can Box release a similar Windows app? I believe there might've been one but it's been discontinued.

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  2. Not delete data flagged as "make available offline" when Box Drive is closed/logged out

    Currently if data is generated and saved locally on a machine into the Box Drive folder, exiting or logging out of the Box Drive application will delete the local data on the machine, even if the folder it is saved into is marked to "make available offline".

    We are a small physics research laboratory currently trying to migrate our data collection and storage from Dropbox to Box. We were disheartened to discover that if data is generated on a local machine, by collecting and saving it directly into the Box Drive folder, say, and Box Drive is logged out (by…

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  3. Ability to view emails that a box user has sent through box

    For example, a folder where copies of sent emails are collected including content and which items

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  4. To be able to TAG documents using keyboard shortcut

    I would like to be able to assign shortcuts to functions in box both in the dashboard view and in the document review. Tagging a document takes too many steps and too many mouse clicks to do which defeats the purpose of using tags. A TAG icon on the right side menu along with the metadata icon would also be nice to have to be able to TAG documents faster.

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  5. Default Shared link should be settable at the Folder level for all new links

    Request the ability to set the default shared link permissions at the folder level for all files/folders in that folder.

    Eg. We have a clients folder that we want to be able to share with clients outside of our organization. Many of our designers use the box desktop application and pull shared links by right-clicking and pulling directly from the finder. However, since our entire account's default link sharing permissions is only invitees, that link can't be used for external users without going to the browser and changing the link permissions manually for every file they pull. We want to…

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  6. Additional storage option for free accounts

    provide storage more for free account

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  7. I want to be able to open a folder in File Explorer from Box.com

    I've used Dropbox previously, and there's a feature on the browser version that allows you to open a files containing folder in File Explorer on Windows or Finder on OSX. For Box, the only options to open something on your computer from the web version is with the file's native app. It would improve our workflow significantly if we were able to open a file folder on our computer from the Box.com browser.

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  8. Ability to approve comments in PDF view

    We work in a newsmagazine. Our PDF articles are commented before being published. Individual comments must be processed individually (sometimes a lot per article). Our revisors would like to be able to mark comments as done.

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  9. Ability to select color of comment on document preview

    It'd be very useful to have the ability to select the color of a comment on a preview of a document. We have people leaving comments on certain areas of documents and having different colors would allow us to have an overview of comments per user (as we can't filter comments)

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  10. Big Sur - File copy

    Since updating to Big Sur when I drag a file from BOX drive to my desktop it MOVES the file, deleting it from BOX. In prior OS the file would be copied to my desktop, leaving the file on BOX as well. Please revert back to the previous behavior where dragging a file to the desktop makes a copy.

    Also, I no longer have a BOX folder on my desktop. I found this helpful as well.

    2 votes

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  11. Ability for users to set sorting preference

    Box is not longer default showing files by file name. This requires resorting of files every time I open a folder, which is hundred of times a day.

    Please enable users to set the default sorting order for folders or restore the prior defaults

    28 votes

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  12. My invisible menu bar "Box" item on Mac Big Sur

    Best you change color of your menu bar item - on my Mac (Big Sur) the characters are white - and are invisible - maybe at least bluish or grayish? Ok?

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  13. More Options menu floats upwards

    Make the More Options menu self-conscious so it knows whether it's entirely visible. I wanted to download the first file and when I clicked on More Options in List View, the Download option was too high up, under the browser menu, where I couldn't access it. I have a screen print but your feedback doesn't allow it to be included (more room for improvement!).

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  14. two different folders on quick access

    to have copies of both A' and B' Box folders in my Quick Access folder

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  15. Mass Remove Favorites

    1. Bring up your Favorites
    2. Click on the triple dots
    3. Select 'Remove as a Favorite'
    4. Checkbox appears next to every Favorite
    5. After the items you want to remove are checked click a button to save your selection
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  16. Easily Switch Between Online and Windows Explorer

    Jump between the online and desktop version easily

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  18. *.jar files should not be opened like *.zip files

    I sometimes share software patches with customers via Box. The files are often .jar... This is the file extension for Java Archives, which are a type of .zip format. However, unlike .zip, they are not intended to be opened by users. The Box interface (desktop at least) previews the files/folders inside a selected .jar file. It is confusing to the user. Instead, these files should be handled as downloads only.

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  19. Error message when sharing due to inclusion of URL in message

    When sharing a file or folder, the optional message will trigger an error if the user includes a URL in the message text. Instead of just validating the message body in context, the validation cancels the entire sharing popup interface and all of the email addresses that the user carefully entered and the entire message body that the user carefully crafted is lost. Why not just prompt the user to not type a URL and leave the sharing popup interface intact for correction? Also, an email address included in the message body is apparently considered a URL, which is not…

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  20. Preview option of docs / photos

    I am looking for a quick preview option of docs / photos instead of doing a lot of clicks to check each single new file

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