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  1. Updates for Task Management

    Task management should:
    -Show a total number of tasks outstanding
    -Have the ability to categorize tasks
    -Have the ability to prioritize tasks
    -Include summary of time elapsed since task assignment
    -Always allow the user to check the task off, reject the task, or delegate the task to another
    -Task list should ALWAYS be searchable
    -Task lists should have the ability to have filters applied (age of task, assigned by, prioritization level, category, etc.)
    -Task auto assignment based on adjustable rules would be a plus

    49 votes

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  2. Launch a Task or Workflow From the File Menu

    In order to assign a task or start a workflow a user must preview a file. Adding the ability to launch a task or workflow from the file menu would cut down on time and steps and improve the user experience.

    1 vote

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  3. Approval Task Message box

    When creating an Approval Task, the message box could be bigger. When typing a comment that is more than one line and you want to review the message in it's in entirety, you have to use the up/down arrows . Make the message box either 4", or allow that box to be made larger from a corner (drag it bigger)

    1 vote

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  4. Task Reoccurrence

    Being able to set a reoccurrence on tasks. My team has a few files that need to be updated monthly.

    1 vote

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  5. Turn task status to approved in individual task center for the person who approved in multi approval task

    When someone send a task to approve to a list of approvers, each recipient is notified and the task appears in the task center with an on going status and still until the whole approvers cconfirm. Suddenly someone who receives a lot of spots loses visibility and time to find only those he has not yet approved. It might be great that when this task is appoved by one it disappears when this last search for task to approved and appears in task approved.

    1 vote

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  6. New File Request Submit Button moved to top or fit within viewport

    New File Request Template moves the submit button out of the viewport. Users will upload the file without scrolling down to fully 'submit' the file. Can we move the submit button to top of page, or make that preview page smaller to fit within viewport? See Customer comment below:

    "The thing about this template is that the CTA to submit is buried in the footer and outside the user's viewport on a laptop. I’ve seen with surveys when the CTA is not in the viewport, a portion of users miss it and never actually submit. And, there is no feedback…

    1 vote

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  7. Allow for templates in the task section

    Allow for a custom task templates to be created and saved so a team can complete multiple similar files with the same tasks vs. having to write new tasks every time.

    1 vote

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  8. Task Restore

    I want a function to restore the task if the person who has been tasked has completed the task by mistake.

    6 votes

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  9. downloading tasks

    I would love to be able to download all tasks we have in Box.

    1 vote

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  10. Lock file upon approval task

    It is often desirable that the file is locked when an approval task is set to ensure that the approval is given on the exact version of a document as it was when the approval was triggered. It would be useful to have the option to lock a file until the approval task has been approved or declined.

    7 votes

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  11. Time to complete task including / excluding weekends

    A customer I am working with would like to add the flexibility to include or exclude weekends when adding a time to complete tasks. This would make more business sense to end users to not include weekends when assigning a time to complete, and would make for a more standard business process. It would make it easier when creating relay workflows to assign a task that needs to be completed in two business days rather than just two days. This would be for the reason that if a task is assigned on a Friday to completed in a day, then…

    3 votes

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  12. Ability to @mention in the same comment as a task

    We would like the ability to @ mention somebody in the same comment that a task is given.

    16 votes

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  13. "Comments" - Feed to read most recent at the top/oldest at the bottom

    To make the "comments" feature more easier to read and follow as a team. It would be great if we have the option/it was the default for the most recent comments to appear at the top, and the oldest to appear at the bottom. This would prevent people from needing the extra step of scrolling all the way down to keep up to date/missing something because they didn't scroll.

    We're trying to persuade the team to use this feature more and it would really help with this.

    3 votes

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  14. Past/Completed Tasks and Comments Deletion

    Completed tasks stay in the activity chain on any given file. This along with a long list of comments stalls the activity window while it tries to cache all of the past and current comments and tasks. Currently we have our users deleting old comments but we can't delete completed tasks. We need a way to delete old history in the activity window for any given file or your system needs to cache the activity so it appears instantly, sometimes it takes more than five minutes to be able to make new comments/tasks around a file.

    4 votes

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  15. Your browser based video player is slow and doesn't always load files.

    video player is slow and at least 60% of the time I have to download a video because your website won't finish loading. It regularly gets hung up on the last 10% and will just sit there. This issue is destroying my productivity, and I am forced to download the files to my computer just so I can view them. My computer doesn't have infinite space, that's why we pay for your service.

    1 vote

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  16. Ability to disable task

    Ability to disable task if “disable commenting for this folder’is enabled on folder settings.
    Previously, user can disable not only comments but also tasks However, currently not after releasing new “comments and tasks” feature https://community.box.com/t5/Box-Product-Updates/Tasks-Update-Require-One-vs-All-Task-Completion-Rule/idi-p/74842

    5 votes

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  17. Create a group and then assign them tasks all at once

    When assigning a task we have to add each assignee one at a time. Can we create a group and assign all at once? I send off to 11 and Barbara has 18 names.

    16 votes

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  19. Sign documents on box

    I wish there was a way to sign and scan documents using box

    3 votes

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  20. Change Task Completed email notification to "Task has been completed."

    Please change Task completion email notifications back to “Task has been completed.” It is currently “Task has been approved.

    5 votes

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