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  1. Previewing, viewing of icons, thumbnails, and full text search about third party file formats

    Please support the interface extension of third party file formats to the following three features.


    • Previewing of files (*1)

    • Viewing the icons of files in list view

    • Viewing thumbnails of files in grid view

    • Full text search in files

    *1) Previewing features
    https://support.box.com/hc/en-us/articles/360044195013-Preview

    Japanese translation(日本語訳)

    タイトル:3rdパーティーファイルフォーマットファイルのプレビュー・アイコン・サムネール表示、全文検索

    3rdパーティーファイルフォーマットに対し、下記の機能を実現できるI/F拡張をサポートしてほしい。

     ・ファイルのプレビュー(※1)
     ・リストビュー画面内に存在するファイルのアイコン表示
     ・グリッドビュー画面内に存在するファイルのサムネール表示
     ・ファイル内の全文検索

    ※1)プレビュー機能
    https://support.box.com/hc/en-us/articles/360044195013-Preview

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    60 votes
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    delivered  ·  0 comments  ·  Preview  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. File request link expiration date

    Add the function to set the expiry date for the file request link.

    16 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Web App  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. File Request - Assign to Other Collaborator Permission Levels

    Please allow Editors to send File Requests. Currently, only Owners and Co-Owners can send file requests. It would be extremely helpful if Editors could as well. In our organization, we have many with editor rights that could take advantage of this feature and would gain great efficiency . Making these users a Co-Owner will not work with our current permissions segregation.

    36 votes
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    8 comments  ·  Workflow  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  4. Box for Teams Integration for direct messages

    Today, Box is integrated with Microsoft Teams ONLY for team's channels. Please integrate it for direct messages and group chat too !

    Thank you

    64 votes
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    delivered  ·  0 comments  ·  Partner Integrations  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  5. Simplify "File Request" window

    I have users on my team still using ShareFile to specifically "request files" from external people because the process is simpler. Three key suggestions for the Box "File request" feature:
    1) Can you streamline the pop-up window to focus on the "link" versus the embed widget link. 2) Expose the option/checkbox of the requestor to receive an email when the content is uploaded.
    3) Allow the requestor to adjust the expiration date. Default would be tied to the admin link share policies

    Thanks!

    4 votes
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  6. Show progress bar for uploads when using file request widget

    We would like for the File Request Widget to have a progress bar for uploads, so users can see if their upload made it to Box or if it failed.

    3 votes
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  7. Saving File Request Options

    If you open “…” > File Request in the folder, you will see the “File Request” function.

    There are 4 items in “Customize options” of file request.
    There is a checkbox for each.

    If you close the screen with this checkbox selected, the next time you open it, it is unchecked.

    Can there be a save button so that we are not mistaken that we selected settings for the link? Or can the settings remain checked so that when we re-open the option, we can see that we did select settings for the link?

    12 votes
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    1 comment  ·  Web App  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  8. Either/Or Approvers

    Currently Relay does not support "either/or" approvers.

    We have use cases where we have multiple approvers in a process but only need a certain amount of approvers to continue the workflow. i.e. There are 3 approvers in a process but we only need 2 out of the 3 to approve.

    17 votes
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    delivered  ·  1 comment  ·  Workflow  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  9. File Request permission control

    Request for add the function to control File Request permission control.

    4 votes
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  10. Getting Notifications that Don't apply to non-admins

    When I logged into Box this morning, I saw the following note in the lower right-hand corner of my home screen.

    Your Box account has been growing!
    A growing number of users at your company have signed up for Box accounts – exceeding the number seats included in your plan by {{MLDATAOVERAGE_SEATS}}. To adjust this license overage, add seats to your plan using the link below.


    1. We do have seats available

    2. I am not an admin so this shouldn't be a notification I should receive.

    1 vote
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    0 comments  ·  Security  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  11. approve task on my phone

    approve tasks on my phone

    5 votes
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  12. 32gb upload available for all enterprise accounts.

    32gb upload available (upon request) for all enterprise accounts.

    19 votes
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  13. Allow Metadata search for files uploaded via Box API

    Documents in BOX are not searchable based on Metadata when uploaded using BOX API

    Document uploaded into BOX via EPHESOFT using BOX API and 3 metadata elements are attached to the document. We can see the document in the BOX and the metadata elements are present in the Custom Metadata section in the BOX.

    2 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Developer Platform  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    There are two ways to find files in Box based on the metadata. The existing Search API provides a metadata filtering option and also indexes metadata content. The Metadata Query API provides SQL-like syntax for finding files based on specific metadata condtions. See https://developer.box.com/guides/metadata/queries/create/ and https://developer.box.com/guides/search/full-text-search/

    If there are unmet needs please add a comment!

  14. Add the ITEM ID to the User Activity report (when activity is against a file or folder) in order to join to Files and Folder report on ID

    Add the item id to the User Activity report (when activity is against a file or folder). This would allow the User Activity events to be joined to the Files and Folders report data in order to report on activity against files and folders. An example report would be a list of all activity (Downloads, Previews, etc...) for a specific Box account. Currently the User Activity report only shows the activity that a specific user has done, but not what activities have been done against the content owned by a specific user. This would allow for a wide range of…

    15 votes
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  15. Collaborator list size is too small

    We have a few users complaining the list view is limited.
    Why is this constrained to only 11 collaborators per page? The paginated UX is cumbersome

    16 votes
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    delivered  ·  Brad Monroe responded

    I’m pleased to report that this change has now been released to all users. When looking at the Collaborators page for a given file or folder, you should now see far more than just 10 users per page, meaning less pagination clicks for you.

  16. Disallow group admin from elevating group permission from admin console above their collaboration access

    Currently if a group admin is individually invited to a folder as a viewer, the group admin can add the folder to a group as editors.

    5 votes
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    2 comments  ·  Admin Console  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    delivered  ·  katiele responded

    We have removed the ability for group admins to elevate access levels to folders. This has been shipped and is available in production.

  17. error in documentation

    On the Authenticate with JWT (SDK) page the Node code snippet creates a const "configJSON," but then when the page references it later, it calls it "appConfig" in another code snippet instead. It references the enterpriseId in the configJSON variable but calls it appConfig.enterpriseId out of nowhere instead. The code breaks like this. Please fix for the sake of people trying to use these code snippets.

    1 vote
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  18. Advanced settings on file request link – expiration and password

    Would like the ability to protect links through password and expiration.

    4 votes
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  19. Retain completed tasks in the Notification CEnter

    We would like to find tasks completed by others in our Notifications Center. Right now, Tasks assigned to other users disappear from our list when the task is complete. We want to be able to see completed tasks.

    4 votes
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  20. A Tab/View That Shows All Uncompleted Tasks

    Is there a way to see an overview of all the tasks needing attention in one location? Either per user or in general from a manager level watching tasks assigned to specific team members.

    5 votes
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