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  1. Ability to exclude syncing certain files by type.

    Box Drive - exclude syncing certain files by type. I use several software that use this lock file approach and the lock files should NEVER be synced. (sometimes for size reasons, sometimes for frequent uploads and deletes)

    3 votes

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  2. moving default box sync folder location should not require manually editing a file

    moving the box sync file location should not require manually editing a file

    1 vote

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  3. Allow integrations to be run from Box Drive

    It would be great to be able to run integrations from Box Drive e.g send to DocuSign

    6 votes

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  4. Add refresh button to Box Drive

    Add a refresh button to Box Drive above the Log out option in the system tray. When our users experience Box Drive red marks on their folders we always tell them to log out and log back in to refresh the folders. It would be nice if there was a refresh button.

    8 votes

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  5. Slow IO: Switch from SQLite to something faster?

    Benchmarks show that BOX drive is 50% to 90% slower than direct filesystem
    Boxdrive stores the files in the cache as-is so there is no cpu overhead in encryption or packing, IO should be as fast as native filesystem.

    Perhapse the SQLite database layer is slowing things down?
    If that's the case, replace Drive backend with something faster, like this one:
    https://www.iboxdb.com/

    See, it already has Box in the name :-D

    2 votes

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  6. be able to see dropbox folders in my box account

    i have clients using Dropbox/Google Drive/One Drive
    i want to be able to login in to box.com and be able to see the folders they have authorized me to in these other services. the company i work for does not allow me to login to these other services. im at a loss on how to communicate with my clients using other services.

    thanks

    2 votes

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  7. Disable drag/drop function for subfolders when navigating to save a file

    When navigating to the relevant subfolder to save a file, it is too easy to accidentally drag/drop a subfolder into a parallel one, on route.
    Causing headaches with missing folders and upsetting the folder structure.
    If the folder moving function could be frozen while saving files, this would be more secure.

    8 votes

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  8. Prioritize specific files for upload

    Hi, as someone who has to uploads and shares a lot of large image files through box, each over 1gb, it would be nice to have a way to prioritize which files get uploaded first.

    3 votes

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  9. Auto select search text upon opening Box Drive

    When I Press Shft+Ctrl+Alt+B to activate the search function, the previous search text is in the search bar. It's highly unlikely I'm going the same search a 2nd time. The text should auto highlight, so I can just start typing for the next search. Currently you have to manually select the text to overwrite.

    3 votes

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  10. Ability to force the re-authentication process into Box Drive

    Users are not getting prompted to re-authenticate after the enterprise changed SSO providers. We would like an ability to force the reauthentication process into Box Drive.

    1 vote

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  11. username

    "Copy Local Link" in the right click menu.
    There is a "Copy Shared Link" in the right click menu that creates a link to the file or folder on the Box web. I would like a similar function that creates a link to the local file system, replacing the first part of the path with "%USERNAME%" or "%USERPROFILE%". With this function it would be possible to send links to files in the local file system.

    1 vote

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  12. Allow setup quota for Box Driver(Mac)

    Currently there's no way in Mac to check my Box driver's quota setting, nor allow me change it.
    Please open this feature to us. I want to use that to control my Mac's disk usage, especially when I need to upgrade my Mac to latest OS. I need to release my disck space for upgrading.

    1 vote

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  13. preset email address in the sign-in dialog in Windows

    When using Box Drive on Windows, i would like you to preset email address in the sign-in dialog.
    The email address can be get from the domain user's mail attribute.

    This is mandatory in environments where SSO is enabled/required.
    In the case of Box webapp, the IdP's authentication screen opens just by pressing the continue button once.

    However, in the case of Box Drive, you need to enter an email address to open the IdP screen.
    Also, IdP may ask you to enter email address again.

    The sequence of entering this email address hinders the user experience.
    We would like…

    1 vote

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  14. The pop up box when you first sign up is very obtrusive. There's no X to click to make the box disappear and it's not helpful.

    Allow users to click on the basic steps box on the bottom left corner to disappear. It's obtrusive to have to walk through those steps to make it go away

    1 vote

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  15. Drag-and-drop file uploads in any portion of white space in a given folder

    Files that are dragged from computer to browser window are not successfully uploaded to Box Drive folders unless they are dragged atop already existing files. Would you be able to expand the drag-and-drop's "catch region" to include all of the Box Drive folders' white space in a browser window? Thank you!

    1 vote

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  16. Metrics for tracking most oft-accessed files on a Box Drive shared among a team, department, etc.

    OneDrive's tallying of the number of times particular files are accessed and by whom helped direct organization efforts for cloud storage and understand staff behavior. The Box Drive does not have a similar quantitative feature, as far as I know. Possible to create such a feature, to track who, when, and how often particular files and folders are used by staff permitted access? Thank you!

    1 vote

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  17. Lock/unlock sub-folders at will

    Product enhancement request: Create one main link to access a folder and its sub-folders, yet block some sub-folders from being downloaded. Benefit to user is that I can load all files at once, yet allow access only when I choose to. I can provide the link to users once. This saves me time and reduces confusion. An example of how this is being used is for a product launch where some files have been approved for distribution and the others have not yet, but will be “released” later in the week.

    Example:
    · Create Folder 1
    · Underneath is sub-folders…

    3 votes

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  18. Action Failed: Unsupported Name - no file path shown in tool tip

    For Box Drive errors where 'Action Failed: Unsupported Name' - the tool tip on hovering over the filename shows 'Unsupported Name on OS’, instead of the full file path (such as with 'Rename File Failed: Name Is Already Taken').

    4 votes

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  19. Linked Files and Folders in Box Drive

    I'd like to be able to have a folder linked to other folders with the same file so the file can be updated from either location.

    For example, there are Client 1 and Client 2 folders each having the same Folder A within them. In Folder A would be File B and if you update File B by going through Client 1 folder, it would be updated the same as if you went through Client 2 folder.

    1 vote

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  20. Support Emojis in file names

    Box currently does not support Emojis in filenames, which means it won't sync if I drag and drop a file from my desktop into Box Drive. It would be great if Box would support the same characters in file names as current OSes

    1 vote

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