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  1. Open file from UI Elements without approval

    Ability to open a file from UI Elements Open With with Box Edit without being prompted to Approve/Deny to proceed.

    Currently, every time a file is opened from UI Elements, Box Edit displays the prompt and asks the user to Approve/Deny before the user can start locally opening and editing the file. This adds friction to user experience, and we want the option to not display this prompt and auto-approve the file open from UI Elements

    70 votes
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  2. Allow the "User Activity" report to be run for a folder and all sub-folders & content within that folder

    Today, the admin may select to run the "User Activity" report for a particular folder. When run for a particular folder, the report will only filter on the contents of the selected folder, and not the contents of subfolders within. Request that the report includes the folder and all sub-folders & contents within that folder, removing the need to run the report at the enterprise level and filtering to a particular folder path from there.

    81 votes
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  3. File Request ID List by API

    Request to add the ability to obtain all file request ID's currently active as a list via API.

    3 votes
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  4. Box UI Element Open With - Not Supported

    Issue:
    Box UI Element Open With Capability is not supported

    Customer Story:
    As a customer, I'd like my application users to be able to launch and edit with O365 online directly online.

    Summary:
    Currently many customers would like to allow application users to edit MSFT and Google documents within their custom application.

    14 votes
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  5. Ability for admins to see tenant wide API call trend insight dashboard in Admin or Dev Console

    Platform Activity report could be used to find out daily API calls for each and every single registered apps. But it requires Excel to summarize to grasp overall tenant-wide API call trends.

    Since this is hard for the admins to track if API calls exceed allowed number of calls or not, it would be ideal for admins to see tenant-wide API call trend insight dashboard from Admin or Dev Console.

    2 votes
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  6. Box Content Explorer: Resize Column Widths

    Box Content Explorer currently supports dynamically sized columns with the browser window width, but user-resizable columns are needed to accommodate large items' names.

    5 votes
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  7. Service Accounts should be rate limited differently than user accounts

    Currently, when you use a service account to access Box API's, in order to get access to content you need to use the As-User header "impersonate" users in order to access the files that are owned by then.

    So if you are doing something like using a service account to crawl through all the files in a folder in box, you would need to use the As-User header in order to impersonate a user who owns/has access to each file while doing it.

    But there is a huge problem here is that the rate limiting is done using the As-User…

    3 votes
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  8. We need Box enablement to all the App user to "see" the refreshes of documents periodically

    We want app user functionality to crawl a given Box folder and refresh every 24 hrs so we always have the latest document ingested into Watson Discovery.

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  9. Improve wording on Box Edit confirmation prompt

    Improve wording on Box Edit confirmation prompt

    When a file is opened with Box Edit from UI elements, we display a confirmation prompt that asks user to proceed or not (this is UI elements only and not displayed when opening file from webapp). Currently, the prompt lets you choose approve/reject, but we want this text changed to OK/cancel (just like other Windows apps).

    2 votes
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  10. Avatar API Driven Capability

    Avatar —

    Customer would love to have the API Driven Capability to Upload to the user’s Avatar, and might require additional API parameters like “center point” to ensure a portrait is centered.

    Customer stores Avatar/Portraits of their people in centralized personnel databases, which is the key store for that data. Their users engage with it there for uniformity. Also API Driven would allow them to build Avatar Processes into their Native Mobile Apps that also impact their Box Experience in a positive manner.

    They already have several workflows that output Avatar to outside systems upon change internally.

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  11. Boxnotes changes are not reported in calls to list user and enterprise events

    When calls are made to https://developer.box.com/reference/get-events?stream_type=changes, we expect changes made to Box Notes to be reported. Currently, they're not being reported.

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  12. Location of Open with message using UI Elements

    Change the location where appearing warning message on Box Edit when opening with "UI Elements Open with"

    Would like Box Edit to appear warning message on the monitor where is located browser that users try to open with it
    Currently the warning message appears in primary monitor but this would be inconvenient if they try to open with it on browser in secondly monitor.

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  13. Tag files from iOS devices

    Be able to tag files from iOS devices within the Box app. This will be helpful for people on the go who want to be able to do tasks from their iPhone or iPad.

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  15. Need to send message with collaborator invite by using java SDK or any rest point

    We have to automate the process where I need a code to send an optional message along with a collaborator invite. With Box Ui we can send optional message along with collaborator invite but I didn't find any method in BOX SDK .

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  16. Update API to retrieve comments associated with items in Trash

    Update API to retrieve comments associated with items in Trash

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  17. Allow multiple OAuth Reply URLs

    Currently, an application can only be defined with a single OAuth Reply URL. This is very restrictive for applications where multiple authentication endpoints are required.

    The workaround is to define multiple applications, but this doesn't scale well.

    In my experience, all other OAuth providers I've used allow for many URLs to be defined within a single application.

    1 vote
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  18. Run reports in api

    We would like to be able to run reports through the API. Having the ability to automate running reports would be very helpful for automating processes.

    4 votes
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  19. Box UI Content Explorer and Content Picker: Support Download ZIP Natively through top-level Element options

    Box's REST API now supports ZIP downloads via the external API in addition to the internal managed web app. It has been a common ask to provide native support for this endpoint in the Box UI Elements - Content Explorer & Content Picker UI Elements through exposing the feature as a top-level option/property when rendering the UI Elements.

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  20. Granular control of API calls within UI elements

    Mitie use Box platform to surface payslips to their employees. For this they use a Box UI element. As they analyse their API consumption they feel that the UI elements are using a lot of API calls - more than planned for and they are worried this will impact the price of their engagement come renewal. One thing in particular they have noticed is that when a user previews a document, the UI elements pre-fetches what looks like the next five documents, presumably for performance reasons. Since their users only every preview one document (the current months payslip) they are…

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