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  1. Metadata Searching Should Support Multiselect Fields

    The webapp does not support searching on multiselect metadata fields. This really limits the usefulness of multiselect metadata fields

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  2. file content search

    My company has elected to encrypt all box information which I do agree with. However this disables a major function of being able to search all file content. If a user is able to read encrypted data then the user should be able to build encrypted search indexes for file content. This is a major flaw that should be corrected by box.

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  3. Folder Hyperlink to link to Page X of Y within folder that holds the actual document.

    When using Search and click folder hyperlink, the result should link to Page X of Y within folder that holds the actual document. This will allow user to see associated TAGS.

    2 votes
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  4. Match on File Folder Names, not Contents

    When I search documents looking for the document TITLE only, files with the text inside the document also show up in search. Can a title only pulldown be added?

    2 votes
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  5. Search, File type dropdown UX

    Under search, file type selection, the dropdown does not go away once I select/click a file or folder type. I feel like I have to click away from that dropdown to add any additional filters like that I want to search within the current folder. However, as soon as I click away from the dropdown, the search executes and shows results, without allowing for me to be able to specify that I only wanted to search within the current folder.

    2 votes
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  6. Open Link in New Tab

    Really wish the right click in the web page navigation allowed me to open the link in a new tab so I didn't have to navigate back to the beginning every time I want to open a new folder.

    3 votes
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  7. The search tool could look up for specific words/sentences inside documents.

    When we need to search for a specific word/sentence inside a document, the search tool does not show any results. It is only searching for the word/sentence on the title of the document.
    It would be very helpful if it could search inside the documents and also bring it as a result.

    3 votes
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  8. Sort search results by updater.

    User would like sort search results by updater (currently relevance and updated are the only sort options)

    2 votes
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  9. Search contents of Box notes (or other documents) even when encryption is enabled

    I understand that if data is encrypted outside of Box (as is likely the case for any enterprise user), the search functionality for Box is limited to file names only. Can Box add support for search within documents (Box notes at a minimum, but ideally other document types) even in the case where the enterprise user has encryption enabled? Not having this functionality makes search useless for many of our use cases as a large development team.

    5 votes
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  10. Top Level check boxes for Owned by me - Shared by me - Shared with me.

    Top Level Permanent check boxes for: Owned by me - Shared by me - Shared with me.

    2 votes
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  11. Right now, Box's search engine is kinda useless

    So, i contacted Box through chat to ask why the search engine wasn't looking for the specific input i searched for, and among other things i was told that the engine will look for files/folders which match ANY of the words in your input and has no capability of looking for files containing ALL of the words searched for which most search engine have, be it web search or OS search.

    So, here's the problem, we have around 10.000 files uploaded to box, and lots of them share several words which indicate the client's name or what the file contains.…

    4 votes
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  12. Extend navigation to include advanced boolean operators such as "w/s" (within sentence) and "w/p" (within paragraph)

    Extend navigation to include advanced boolean operators such as "w/s" (within sentence) and "w/p" (within paragraph). This will enable the user to find documents must more quickly than just using AND, OR, and NOT.

    2 votes
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  13. Make contents of Apple iWork files fully searchable

    Currently Apple iWork files (.key, .numbers, .pages) are not searchable on Box, even though uploading, previewing and editing them on Box is possible. As our company mainly works with these Mac files, this is a big limitation for us. It would be great if all iWork formats can be search using the full text searched functions in Box.

    As a Box user, I want to be able to do a full text search on Apple iWork files, so that I can find them based on their contents when I do not remember their file names.

    2 votes
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  14. search with "not" or "-"

    I need to search All Files except for 1 folder to see if there are any files that I need to move to that 1 folder.

    4 votes
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  15. Ability to exclude terms from search

    Would like the ability to narrow searches by excluding certain terms. Google permits this by allowing users to type the minus symbol in front of terms to be excluded.

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  16. Allow "character sequence" searches

    If I want to find all instances of "book", I do not want results that include "books" or "bookmark". In other normal searches, I would enter "book " with a space before the closing quote, however this does not work in Box's search.

    https://community.box.com/t5/Managing-Files-and-Folders/Search-for-Files-Folders-and-Content/ta-p/19269

    The link above refers to this as "word sequences", but they don't work in this case. I even opened a ticket with Premier Support, and they said it couldn't be done, and to request the feature here. According to the link above, what I want is a "character sequence" search.

    Boolean doesn't work here because I'm…

    3 votes
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  17. Display number of search results

    AS A Box user searching for content
    I WANT to be able to see the number of search results returned when I enter a search
    SO THAT I know if my search query needs to be refined or expanded

    7 votes
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  18. Sort search results alphabetically

    AS A Box User
    I WANT to be able to sort search results alphabetically (currently relevance and updated are the only sort options)
    SO THAT I have more options for sorting search results to locate the files and folders I am looking for

    13 votes
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  19. Support for Apple file formats (Keynote, Numbers, Pages)

    It would be great when would Box APIs support Apple Mac file formats .key, .pages and .numbers. Especially full text search and preview. Our company only works on Macs so we have thousands of documents in these formats. Unfortunately, Box APIs do not support these formats so we cannot make use of many Box features. This would be really great.

    2 votes
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  20. Stop auto text

    Box needs to stop auto text when attempting to type in the search bar. Proper nouns and acronyms are pretty standard in business and constantly changing what we type into the search bar is enraging and a huge waste of time.

    2 votes
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