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  1. Boolean search should generate results as part of type ahead query

    Boolean search should generate results as part of type ahead query. Today, we can search for "text AND text2", but it will not generate results until the user submits the full query. This would improve usability.

    2 votes

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  2. Being able to search through files by the date the file was created (in the metadata)

    A feature I've wanted many times now, and would love to see implemented, is to be able to search through my files with the filter of Date Created (regarding the creation date of the file in its metadata), not just the date of when I uploaded the file.

    5 votes

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  3. Addition of a function that can search the execution status of tasks under a specific folder

    Please add a function to Box that can search the execution status of tasks under a specific folder.

    2 votes

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  4. Full Text Search for a specific folder where only needed

    We would like an option to enable the full search functionality for a specific folder

    9 votes

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  5. Include Comments in the Search Index

    Please add Comments to the Search Index. This will make comments more useful and widen the scope of applicable use cases.

    1 vote

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  6. Enhance user experience for searching files with tag

    As legal department, we manage contract documents using tag but when we search files filtering with them, user experience is not intuitive when I follow steps described below.

    1. search a keyword filtering with tag
    2. change the keyword on search box
    3. filter for tag set in 1 is reset and disappeared

    Also, we would like to search file filtering with tag without any keywords in the search box as populating keyword is currently a must to start to search unlike Metadata, which is also inconvenient.

    2 votes

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  7. First search with detaled contents filters

    Currently the initial search for Box items can be filtered by only three types of contents, then you can squeeze the first search results with more detailed filters, like tags or size etc.
    It would be better to be able to use those detailed filters from the beginning.

    4 votes

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  8. Disable full-text search for a subset of Box content

    Suggest adding the ability to disable full-text search for only a subset of Box content versus just enterprise-wide.

    1 vote

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  9. Access to file link from search results

    When a search is executed in the browser, it is not possible to open a file in the search on another tab. The only option available seemingly is to open on the same tab. It is handy to manage the exploration through the search list to be able to either open a particular file or folder in the search list in a new tab, or copy the file link without having to create a share link to open file in a new tab.
    Thanks!

    1 vote

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  10. Adding commas in tags

    We'd like to be able to add comma's in tags we apply files. For example, we'd like to place a tag for "1,250" on a file. Right now if we try that, it will show up as two tags, "1" and "250".

    1 vote

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  11. Ability to save search filter conditions

    I would appreciate if the previous settings for contents filters could be saved so that I can call and use it when searching items with similar criteria.
    Frequently using the same condition to search files, so I think it could improve the work efficiency to use saved filter settings.

    3 votes

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  12. Support infix (middle of the word) matching such as %ox%.

    It would be more efficient if infix matching is available for at least metadata search, or even just metadata search and folder/file name search.

    2 votes

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  13. Month and Year options when searching Metadata date fields do not select

    When you try to select a month or year in the date picker when searching or filtering against metadata, the date picker disappears.

    This means you have to scroll through the various months to get the date you want to select instead of using the filter options.

    1 vote

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  14. Search for keywords in File content and not only in file names

    Just like Explorer search, Box should be able to list PDF files that contain the keywoard in their content and not only in the File name.

    Example:
    If using Box to store CVs, Box should be able to list CVs that has a specific skill.

    1 vote

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  15. search spaces

    I have trouble with searching for file names with numbers.

    As an example: I have a folder called "AB123", and another called "AB 123".

    A search for "123" returns "AB 123"
    A search for "AB" returns both.

    I'd very much like it if "123" returned both.

    This example is from a macbook, using box through a chrome browser

    (The other option is to try to implement a new naming convention in my organisation - and get people to stick to it without a stray space or not messing it up! Taking the option for human error out would be far…

    1 vote

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  16. Setting tags for each folder

    For example, I would like to see the setting inherited by a specific folder and its subfolders, similar to the "Override default settings for this folder and all subfolders" in the email notification in the folder settings.

    In a tenant with many end users, tags can be disorganized.
    For example, if you try to create a tag for December, some users may find that there are many ways to describe the month, and when they try to search for a tag, they may not be able to find the desired tag.
    For this reason, many tenants restrict the creation of…

    3 votes

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  17. Marker based paging for search

    It would be great if the public search API supported marker based paging to avoid duplicates coming back in search results. Currently we're only able to search based on limit and offset but that's not stateful so each "page" or results may have overlap with previous results. I believe there are other marker based paging APIs for Box. This would bring search in line with how we handle paged results elsewhere.

    2 votes

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  18. Search API for Tags

    The Box search endpoint should be able to query based on Tags.

    The Web App is able to do this already:
    https://obfuscated.app.box.com/folder/0/search?tags=Select

    That search returns tagged results as expected.

    The postman API collection offers a search endpoint example with:
    https://{{api.box.com}}/2.0/search?query=sales

    An error occurs when changing that to:
    https://{{api.box.com}}/2.0/search?tags=Select

    This should more closely match the web ui.

    1 vote

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  19. Search by Created Date and Modified Date

    When uploading a file by FTP, the Created Date and Modified Date on Details tab shows timestamp from the local PC.
    Box's search function only allows to search by Updated Date that is not the date from Modified Date from Details tab of a file, so please add the finction to search by Created Date and Modified Date for FTP uploaders.

    Possibly, 120 users could be affected by this function change because most of important files are in their local PCs, and it would be really helpful if they could search them by the dates that on their local PCs.

    4 votes

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  20. New Files take 10 minutes to appear in the search (Content Explorer)

    It takes ~10 minutes for a newly added file to appear in the search of the Content Explorer UI Element. In the meantime, if you attempt to search for that file based on the name, it displays no results, making it look like a bug. It can take even longer if the servers are busy (it took ~20 minutes for a file I uploaded to appear in a search one time)

    Please look for ways to reduce the turnaround on this. A suggestion: the file should be available to search by name right away, if it takes ~10 minutes to…

    3 votes

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