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  1. Syncing bookmarks and Windows shortcuts between Box Drive and online.

    To better organize my personal Box files and share with teams, I've saved my files in the team folder and used a Windows shortcut (in Box Drive) in my personal Box folder to link files/folders elsewhere on Box. Box Drive doesn't sync Window's shortcuts so these links are lost when working online. The workaround online is to use the bookmark function, using file/folder URLs to create shortcuts. It would be great if bookmarks or window's shortcuts synced between online and Box Drive modes. At the moment I'm having to bookmark online and shortcut on Drive to link up files and…

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  2. 1 vote
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  3. Update Box Sync to ignore temporary save files from Terramodel (*.~pr)

    Trimble Terramodel is a CAD program similar to AutoCAD or BricsCAD and saves a copy of the main drawing file (PRO files in the case of Terramodel, DWG in the case of AutoCAD) and renames the extension ~PR (AutoCAD equivalent is BAK).

    Box needs a simple way of toggling the option to ignore certain file types such as these to prevent syn errors and long scanning sessions during sync.

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  4. box sync location

    Changing the default location would be a good idea! Yes, I have read the instructions and added the line to the registry. Andno it does not work! Why have you messed this up. It used to be so easy. I t was poosible the change the location on install. This feature was not available with the new installer.

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  5. I work for two company's. I want to be able to sync both company's files on my imac. Please make that a possibility.

    I work for two company's. I want to be able to sync both company's files on my imac. Please make that a possibility. Currently, I can only sync one company per computer. We had spotty internet connection at one time, and I was unable to go online for access to the files for the company I don't have synced.

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  6. Box sync won't sync files on my computer with box.com unless I log out and log back in. Rebooting the computer didn't help. I have to log ou

    Box sync won't sync files on my computer with box.com unless I log out and log back in. Rebooting the computer didn't help. I have to log out of the app and log back in.

    1 vote
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  7. update files with box sync in share folder with Viewer Uploader privilages

    Hi ;
    There is any option to Sync Folder (Box Sync only) with the status Viewer Uploader insted of Editor ?
    becuase i want to share a folder with new information each week but i dont want to give all my team permission to delate this information

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  8. install selective sync on mobile app

    In the mobile app. for Box Sync, only sync the files I have marked to sync in Box.com. I have NO need to see all files in our entire organization and it is a waste of space on my phone,

    the request is to have selective syncing like on a laptop.

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  9. Identify files that fail to sync using Box Sync

    In my experience - Box Sync on Windows 10 - I often run into messages "N files could not be synced" - usually because a Mac user saved a file with a name Windows can't handle. If it's only one file, it tells me the name, but if it's more than one, it only shows the number. I would go into Box to rename the files - however, I cannot find any way to identify the offending one. Would love an option on Box Sync that showed the set of files that are throwing sync errors.

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  10. 1 vote
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  11. Have a Sync Now option for files

    Box Sync on Windows 10 consistently fails to sync, but claims to be up to date. I can see the actual current version on the website, by my local persistently stays several versions back. Fixing that would be great, but also just giving a way to say, "I know you think you're up to date, but sync anyway" would make this less frustrating.

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  12. Sync folders that are shared with me as Viewer

    I want that the documents shared with me for viewing get also automatically synced to my local drive.

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  13. Sync by date

    I need to not have all the oldest files always sync to my desktop and leave all the newest files set by a date.

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  14. scan .bak files

    For heaven's sake allow box to scan .bak files - it's practically the only reason I'm using box! What's the point of a cloud back up system that won't back up backup files!!

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  15. Limit the resources being used by Box Sync

    Users would like an option to limit the resources being used by box sync. This is affecting coworkers; it is not just an issue with machine.

    9 votes
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    We are not planning to implement controls around this in Box Sync. You may consider trying Box Drive to see if that improves the resource utilization issue. Since it only uses bandwidth for content users access, it may help to improve things here.

  16. Syncing calendar to box

    We have an outlook account and a work calendar that I schedule weeks in advance. It would be great to have a way that I can link the calendar to box so that all in the company can have access to the calendar at any given moment

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  17. There should still be a selective sync options for Box Drive.

    You should be able to selective sync folders and files that you do not need on a regular basis.

    3 votes
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  18. Automatic retry on files with upload errors

    Currently if there is an issue with a file upload (the one I'm currently running into is the "File may be locked or in use" error) Box Sync requires a manual step where you click the Retry button in the Box Sync tray icon context menu.

    This is problematic for me because I'm trying to full automate our build pipeline. In my scenario we generate a nightly build, zip it up and copy it to the Box Sync folder. The problem for me has been that it appears that Box Sync is a bit too hasty and attempts to upload…

    1 vote
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  19. box sync

    The company I work for would love to keep the box sync app running for our computers as it is a real convince to only sync the files the designers are working on at the moment and allows us to control what to work on and not have to search through the whole box drive to find the one file every time to work on.

    3 votes
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  20. please do not discontinue Box sync!!! the ability to search for files offline is too previous to loose!

    please do not discontinue Box sync!!! the ability to search for files offline is too previous to give up!

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