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  1. 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

    8 votes
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  2. 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…

    2 votes
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  3. support marker based search in the API

    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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  4. 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.

    3 votes
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  5. 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…

    2 votes
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  7. Match on File Folder Names, not Contents

    When I search documents looking for the document TITLE only, files with the text inside the document also show up in search. Can a title only pulldown be added?

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  8. Folder Hyperlink to link to Page X of Y within folder that holds the actual document.

    When using Search and click folder hyperlink, the result should link to Page X of Y within folder that holds the actual document. This will allow user to see associated TAGS.

    3 votes
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  9. 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.

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  11. Open Link in New Tab

    Really wish the right click in the web page navigation allowed me to open the link in a new tab so I didn't have to navigate back to the beginning every time I want to open a new folder.

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  12. I want to be able to find files containing specific text that DO NOT have a specified metadata template applied

    I want to be able to find files containing specific text that DO NOT have a specified metadata template applied. This will help with implementing Box Governance Classification, and support compliance/audits going forward.

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  13. Sort search results alphabetically

    AS A Box User
    I WANT to be able to sort search results alphabetically (currently relevance and updated are the only sort options)
    SO THAT I have more options for sorting search results to locate the files and folders I am looking for

    14 votes
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  14. Full text search malfunction

    I can not do full text search on my folder. Does it take a little bit time to be ready to search? Or double bytes character is not supported?

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  15. Show full filename in Box Search

    Box Search cuts off long file names. If the file name is prefaced with the date or other info, the information one actually needs from the file name may be hidden from the user.

    This can be solved by making the Box Search window larger, making it as large as the longest filename, or by showing the filename when a user mouses over the filename or file icon, or when a user uses the arrow keys to select (but not yet open) a file in the Box Search results.

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  16. search filenames using leading wildcards

    Box.com should allow search for filenames of the files that Box creates due to conflicts. The beginning of the filename is unknown but filename ends in email.address@company.com.

    Currently, Box.com cannot find all filenames ending in email.address@company.com.

    So there is no way to find the files that Box itself has created due to conflicts. We have tens of files scattered on our server that Box created due to network anomalies, and no way to serach for them and reconcile them.

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  17. Search contents of Box notes (or other documents) even when encryption is enabled

    I understand that if data is encrypted outside of Box (as is likely the case for any enterprise user), the search functionality for Box is limited to file names only. Can Box add support for search within documents (Box notes at a minimum, but ideally other document types) even in the case where the enterprise user has encryption enabled? Not having this functionality makes search useless for many of our use cases as a large development team.

    5 votes
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  18. Display number of search results

    AS A Box user searching for content
    I WANT to be able to see the number of search results returned when I enter a search
    SO THAT I know if my search query needs to be refined or expanded

    10 votes
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  19. Search, File type dropdown UX

    Under search, file type selection, the dropdown does not go away once I select/click a file or folder type. I feel like I have to click away from that dropdown to add any additional filters like that I want to search within the current folder. However, as soon as I click away from the dropdown, the search executes and shows results, without allowing for me to be able to specify that I only wanted to search within the current folder.

    2 votes
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  20. The search tool could look up for specific words/sentences inside documents.

    When we need to search for a specific word/sentence inside a document, the search tool does not show any results. It is only searching for the word/sentence on the title of the document.
    It would be very helpful if it could search inside the documents and also bring it as a result.

    4 votes
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