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  1. 793 votes
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    146 comments  ·  Box Drive  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. Hide folders from Box Drive

    hide a set of folders from box drive while leaving them available on Box for office and Box online

    402 votes
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    under consideration  ·  58 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. Enhanced Locking Experience on Box Drive

    Pop-up upon double-clicking a file to ask user if they'd like to check out (lock) a file or open a read-only version. Auto-unlock upon closing the file

    377 votes
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    40 comments  ·  Box Drive  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    With this enhancement our focus is to provide users with the visibility into the file state. It will cover automatic file locking/unlocking and providing notifications when others have the file locked. This functionality will be scoped to only specific applications, with our main priority being the MSFT Office apps first (Word, Excel, PowerPoint). Stay tuned!

  4. Make admin console reports (Folders & Files, Collaborations, Shared Links) run at scale

    I saw on the Community site that there is a 10 million item limit, but my company has way more items than that. It is important for us to have these reports for security audits.

    354 votes
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    on roadmap  ·  14 comments  ·  Admin Console  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  5. Shared With Me - Folder Management for Collaboration Folders

    We would like to have a "Shared with Me" folder for any folders we have been collaborated into.

    We continually get feature requests for Box to allow a way to organize content shared with me. For example, I'd like to create a "Shared with me" folder that all the content shared with me could be organized into.
    I envision this could happen in one of a few ways and there would need to be some determination how much control the end user has....

    Option 1:
    - Allow end users to check a setting that would create a folder called "Shared…

    325 votes
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    73 comments  ·  Web App  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    We have a feature on the roadmap that will allow you to organize content that you own or that has been shared with you into private groupings. We are also looking at the best way to solve for additional shared with me features based on common customer pain points

  6. Add filter function to Event API to limit the result by specifying a path collection

    Event API result is a list of all updated files in an "entire" site.
    For enterprise use-cases, the volume of this returned data is inevitably very large.
    Thus, even if a part of site needs to be monitored, the network bandwidth is consumed unnecessarily and it casues the performance issue.
    Could you add a filter function to Event API so that the API returns only events related to the files in the specified path collection?
     
    This is the API asking to enhance
    https://developer.box.com/en/guides/events/for-enterprise/

    301 votes
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  7. Increase maximum file size beyond 32GB

    Requests to extend maximum single file upload size beyond 32GB. Please comment with use cases and file size limit of request.

    299 votes
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    40 comments  ·  Core & Technical Infrastructure  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thank you for your suggestion! Our Product Team will review your use case and comments and reply back within 1-2 months. Continue to share your comments on this suggestion.

  8. Include Path Collection in the result of Event API

    Event API does not include the path collection for updated files. Thus, to get the updated files, another File Info API should be called.
    This situation increases the number of API calls and causes the complexity of the client program and the performance issue.
    Could you include the path collection in Event API results?

    281 votes
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  9. 273 votes
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    66 comments  ·  Box Drive  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    not planned  ·  Kyle Williams responded

    We are currently not planning to implement this feature and will continue to prevent all Box Drive results from appearing in Explorer/Finder searches.

    Box Drive does not download the all of the metadata (File name, folder structure, etc.) of your Box content. Instead, it is downloaded on demand and then evicted when it is no longer relevant. This eviction process is not visible to users and it is not easily predictable. This would cause the search results in Explorer/Finder to be inconsistent for users – sometimes they would find a file and other times they may not if the metadata and file were evicted.

    We have chosen not to download all of the metadata (and then keep it up to date with changes) as this can result in a large performance, storage and bandwidth tax which is not scalable – especially in environments where users interface with millions of files/folders.

  10. Break waterfall permissions

    Allow for restricted permissions within a shared folder (so permissions are not inherited from the parent folder)

    259 votes
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    29 comments  ·  Core & Technical Infrastructure  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  11. Box Drive search for specific folder

    Currently there is not way to search for a folder name offline. All you can search for is a file name. This can be problematic if you have multiple files with the same name, but just in different locations. Suggest being able to search for file name and then open file.

    241 votes
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    16 comments  ·  Box Drive  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  12. Drive: Notifications when there is simultaneous editing happening

    When multiple people are simultaneously editing in Drive multiple versions save as different copies. There should be notifications so people don't have to lock files to let others know they are editing a document.

    237 votes
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    on roadmap  ·  14 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  13. Color coded shared folders for Box Drive

    Need ability to determine what folders have been shared in Box Drive without having to revert back to the Web UI to verify if Blue/Yellow/Grey etc..

    227 votes
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    under consideration  ·  6 comments  ·  Box Drive  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  14. 214 votes
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    not planned  ·  5 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  15. Folder-Level Activity Reporting: Ability to Report on Activity and Access Stats at the Folder Level

    Add an 'export' option available for folder Owners & Co-Owners to export various items at the folder level (meaning in the webapp - not the Admin Console) for--Activity (uploads, download, moves, previews, create shared link, invite collaborators, etc.) in the folder--Collaborations--Etc.

    210 votes
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    21 comments  ·  Web App  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  16. Box Drive: Change cache location

    It would be really awesome to allow the box drive cache location to be placed somewhere other than C:\Users<USERNAME>\AppData\Local\Box\Box\cache, say on on a separate volume that doesn't consume space on C: (boot / application drive). Ideally I would like to place it on my second ssd D:

    196 votes
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    under consideration  ·  61 comments  ·  Box Drive  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  17. Support External Users in Box Groups

    Currently only Managed Users can be added to Groups in Box. This request is to allow both Managed and (NEW) External Users to be added as members of Groups to easier bulk collaborator management.

    163 votes
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    8 comments  ·  Admin Console  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    under consideration  ·  katiele responded

    We are beginning to develop solutions that will allow external users to be placed in groups. We’ll post an update when this feature officially makes it onto our roadmap.

  18. User Trash -- Ability to search within Trash from the Web for end users

    Since Box has a public-facing Search API that allows searching within the Trash, the Web App should also make use of this functionality and allow users to search in Trash from the Web. API documentation here: https://docs.box.com/reference#searching-for-content

    145 votes
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    12 comments  ·  Search  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  19. Automatically Lock & Unlock when editing from Web App using Box Edit

    CURRENT UX: User must remember to manually lock and unlock each file once done editing, which is a subpar experience for the user.DESIRED UX: When using 'open with' via the webapp (Box Edit), the file is auto-locked (via a prompt), and when the user closes out of the file, it is automatically unlocked.

    143 votes
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    8 comments  ·  Box Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    We understand the request, but unfortunately this is not on the near-term roadmap. We are currently prioritizing automatically locking/unlocking files on Box Drive for Office files on Windows. We will revisit this feature in the future.

  20. Smaller icons for Box Drive on windows

    The "status" icons on folders/files in Box Drive cover up 80% of the thumbnail for the file (or folder itself). This happens when explorer is set to list or details view.

    This makes scanning a folder with many documents for a particular file type extremely difficult, as there's not much visual distinction between excel, word, and ppt docs when they're all covered by one of the Box Drive syncing status icons. The PPT/Excel/Word logos are completely covered with just a vague hint of color peeking out.

    It would be ideal to figure out some way to make these icons smaller,…

    140 votes
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    46 comments  ·  Box Drive  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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