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  1. Ability to force sync of Box Drive

    Currently, Drive relies on event poll for updating cached contents, and if events (updates on web) are not picked up by Drive in a timely manner, then local contents get outdated (out of sync with web). As a workaround, we want the ability to force sync of a selected folder (maybe add a right click menu to force sync/refresh cache).

    116 votes

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    3 comments  ·  Box Drive  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. We want to update the sync on the Box Drive in real time.

    The data edited by myself on the Box Drive will be reflected, but I would like the synchronization to be updated in real time for data edited/saved by other users.

    94 votes

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    4 comments  ·  Box Drive  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. Jump to the same path on Box Drive directly from Box Web

    Like Dropbox app, we would like a capability to move directly from Box Web to Box Drive. The usecase behind this is that we want to edit a file from Box Drive not Box Edit but want to search on Box Web.

    98 votes

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    7 comments  ·  Box Drive  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  4. Box Drive: Change cache location

    It would be really awesome to allow the box drive cache location to be placed somewhere other than C:\Users<USERNAME>\AppData\Local\Box\Box\cache, say on on a separate volume that doesn't consume space on C: (boot / application drive). Ideally I would like to place it on my second ssd D:

    240 votes

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    under consideration  ·  84 comments  ·  Box Drive  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  5. Hide folders from Box Drive

    hide a set of folders from box drive while leaving them available on Box for office and Box online

    443 votes

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    under consideration  ·  67 comments  ·  Box Drive  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  6. Color coded shared folders for Box Drive

    Need ability to determine what folders have been shared in Box Drive without having to revert back to the Web UI to verify if Blue/Yellow/Grey etc..

    246 votes

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    under consideration  ·  7 comments  ·  Box Drive  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  7. Select folders to sync

    Select folders to sync with Box Drive rather than having to sync all folders.

    114 votes

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    12 comments  ·  Box Drive  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thanks for the feedback! Users already have the ability to selectively sync (mark content for offline access) today in Box Drive. What I believe you’re asking for is a curated view of content you select to show up in Box Drive. That’s something we’re considering as we think about how to solve the content sprawl issue in Box Drive.

  8. Need Tags in Mac Finder to be Supported in Box Drive

    After installing Box Drive, you have to re-tag all of your folders in Finder. As if that is not annoying enough, the folders you tag (colored circles) don't show up when you click on the tags in the sidebar of Finder. Bottom line, Box Drive needs to support Tags in Mac OS' finder just like the Box Sync did.

    40 votes

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    under consideration  ·  10 comments  ·  Box Drive  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  9. Force Box Drive to sync status with Box every time file is touched .

    for example: User A locks a file, User B opens the file in drive (the lock status still hasn’t sync’d down user’s machine yet)
    User B edits the file and tries to save but Drive will show that it wasn’t able to save back the change to box and creates a problematic file.
    User B closes the file, and then reopens the file. The change User B made still shows up.
    Onedrive checks for the latest status every time it opens a file or when you try to save a file it will sync status with what is in the…

    64 votes

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    under consideration  ·  2 comments  ·  Box Drive  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  10. Comments / Tasks from Desktop (Box Drive)

    In order to currently leave a comment on a file we have to right click on it, click on view on Box drive, which opens chrome, loads the file, then click on the comment icon on the right and then leave our comment

    A quicker and much simpler way of doing this would be to bring in comments and tasks into the box drive app to save us all of those steps of having to do this through our browser. There are a couple ways of doing this

    1) Bring in notifications, tasks and a comment stream into the system…

    14 votes

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    under consideration  ·  3 comments  ·  Box Drive  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  11. Pop-up message when unintentionally shifting folders

    It is strongly needed to have a pop-up message with Box Drive and Box Sync that allows the user to stop an unintentional shift of folders or files.

    11 votes

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    under consideration  ·  2 comments  ·  Box Drive  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  12. Improve Box Drive memory usage

    Box recommend 4GB of RAM as minimum system specifications. But 4GB of RAM is not enough since Box Drive tends to use more than 1GB memory when a user open folder which has a lot of items. Therefore the fetching function should be improved to run efficiently on 4GB of RAM

    18 votes

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    0 comments  ·  Box Drive  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    We are always striving to make improvements here. There won’t be one release were we resolve this issue though. Instead, there will be trying to make incremental improvements in all Box Drive releases.

  13. Thumbnail Support for Box Drive

    Especially useful in a marketing/creative shared folder

    155 votes

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    under consideration  ·  16 comments  ·  Box Drive  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  14. 68 votes

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    under consideration  ·  18 comments  ·  Box Drive  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  15. 49 votes

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    under consideration  ·  6 comments  ·  Box Drive  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  16. Expose Favorites in Box Drive

    Favorites are becoming more and more popular now that they're better exposed (in the left rail) in the new Web App.

    As such, users expect to access their Favorites list regardless of which endpoint they're using - webapp (supported), mobile (supported), or desktop (not supported via Sync or Box for Desktop).

    REQUEST: Add a 'Favorites' view to Box for Desktop content (somehow) that allows the user to view only their Favorites (files + folders) just like they do in the webapp.

    114 votes

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    under consideration  ·  9 comments  ·  Box Drive  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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