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  1. 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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  2. 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?

    3 votes
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  3. 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.

    2 votes
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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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.

    1 vote
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  7. 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.

    5 votes
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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. file content search

    My company has elected to encrypt all box information which I do agree with. However this disables a major function of being able to search all file content. If a user is able to read encrypted data then the user should be able to build encrypted search indexes for file content. This is a major flaw that should be corrected by box.

    1 vote
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  12. 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

    8 votes
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  13. 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.

    3 votes
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  14. Search: A request is for search interface "Search Folders and FIles" to only surface results which match Item names in Admin console, report

    A request is for search interface "Search Folders and FIles" of Admin Console, Report, User Activity Report, to only surface results which match File/Folder (Item) names and not Item content.

    17 votes
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  15. Right now, Box's search engine is kinda useless

    So, i contacted Box through chat to ask why the search engine wasn't looking for the specific input i searched for, and among other things i was told that the engine will look for files/folders which match ANY of the words in your input and has no capability of looking for files containing ALL of the words searched for which most search engine have, be it web search or OS search.

    So, here's the problem, we have around 10.000 files uploaded to box, and lots of them share several words which indicate the client's name or what the file contains.…

    4 votes
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  16. Sort search results by updater.

    User would like sort search results by updater (currently relevance and updated are the only sort options)

    2 votes
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  17. search with "not" or "-"

    I need to search All Files except for 1 folder to see if there are any files that I need to move to that 1 folder.

    4 votes
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  18. Ability to exclude terms from search

    Would like the ability to narrow searches by excluding certain terms. Google permits this by allowing users to type the minus symbol in front of terms to be excluded.

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  19. Top Level check boxes for Owned by me - Shared by me - Shared with me.

    Top Level Permanent check boxes for: Owned by me - Shared by me - Shared with me.

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  20. Allow "character sequence" searches

    If I want to find all instances of "book", I do not want results that include "books" or "bookmark". In other normal searches, I would enter "book " with a space before the closing quote, however this does not work in Box's search.

    https://community.box.com/t5/Managing-Files-and-Folders/Search-for-Files-Folders-and-Content/ta-p/19269

    The link above refers to this as "word sequences", but they don't work in this case. I even opened a ticket with Premier Support, and they said it couldn't be done, and to request the feature here. According to the link above, what I want is a "character sequence" search.

    Boolean doesn't work here because I'm…

    3 votes
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