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  1. Add a feature of search recommendation like Google Search

    Intelligent way to learn frequent search words of EID and recommend those to user who search for similar contents

    3 votes

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  2. Search issue

    1) Searching in "File and Folder names" only will display results foun in file metadata:
    https://i.imgur.com/CUHkdDQ.png

    2) Search with Russian words will display irrelevant results:
    2.1) box finds particular letters, not complete words
    2.2) box displays search results even there is no file with requested name
    https://i.imgur.com/PEjs0ge.png

    6 votes

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  3. Limit a search to your Recents list

    Similar to how you can focus a search on a specific folder; it would be useful to limit a search to the items in your recents list.

    5 votes

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  4. Provide a way to remove duplicate files throughout a folder and all sub folders

    I have a user who copied all the content in multiple folders some how and created duplicate files everywhere in the folder structure. All the duplicate files had a (1) at the end but also had a few files with (email address) at the end as well. Not sure why the (email address) showed up at the end, over the (1).

    Never the less, I need a way as an admin or even a user to search for all duplicate files, within a folder/sub folders, and allow me to find all files with *(1) and provide me the list of…

    7 votes

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  5. Support the use of Advanced Search with Metadata by External Users

    Since the ability to search for documents was sold to us as a feature and now we discover that it is actually NOT a feature that can be used by external users, I believe we will start the search for a new product to replace Box.

    4 votes

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  6. Be able to sort tag search results by name, not just "relevance" and "updated"

    When you search for a tag, your only options to sort the results are by "relevance" and "updated". It would be VERY helpful to be able to sort by name on a tag search.

    4 votes

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  7. Following file extensions should be classified as "Drawings" in web search: DEM & DWG

    DWG (Drawing File) - Very high priority given integration with AutoCAD
    DEM (Digital Elevation Model)

    3 votes

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  8. 1. Search for specific file extensions. 2. Replace file extensions within box web


    1. We should be able to type in a specific file extension in the File Type.
      Ex. I'm trying to search for all .4tx files that we have, which are old 4sight Fax documents. These files are actually TIFF images, but we need to replace the extension on all of them so we can view them in our current environment, since we don't use that really old application. Box doesn't have a way to search specifically for those extensions so I have to search all file types and end up getting way more non relevant results.


    2. If we have a file…

    8 votes

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  9. Enable option to keep search in folder enabled by default for embed

    When searching using the embed widget, the search will go across all library and folders a user has access to.

    What I want is for the check box which defines to "only search inside of " to be automatically selected. As it is now, this option is NOT selected by default. If it were selected, then when a user searches, they would be searching only from the folder we care about and downward into that folder structure which would be fine, and lead to hits on only those files in Box that we want the search run against.

    9 votes

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  10. Search pdf embedded attributes

    The ability to search for attributes (standard, advanced or custom) embedded into a PDF file.

    4 votes

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  11. Search API for exact match using hash

    If you have a local file and need to know if the file exists in Box, the filename search isn't reliable to find the exact match. For example, there could be many logo.jpg files. Since the sha1 of the files are known, it would be great to expose it to the search API to find the exact file match.
    This would be very useful for tools that help users migrate to Box without creating many duplicates of files.

    4 votes

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  12. Advanced Box search capabilities: Being able to search by "Creator"

    We believe that there are some key data elements that should be filters in the search (and are collected by Box so they should be searchable) and hope to see them in the future. The main one is the "creator" since the "owner" is the only filter that allows you to determine who created the content. Since our Box instance is configured in a way where BoxAdmin owns all of our content, BoxAdmin is also the "owner" of everything. This makes search useless when someone is looking for content that they created.

    20 votes

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  13. Allow searching for email alias

    Expand /users?filter_term=blah to also search for email aliases

    4 votes

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  14. Add ‘Number of Versions’ Search Filter

    Add a new “Number of Versions” filter to the Search page in Box that allows you to filter by number of versions a file has. For example, “Only show me files with the word ‘cloud’ that have less than 10 versions”.

    4 votes

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  15. Suffix Match on titles (a form of Wildcard Search)

    We need this feature for legal eDiscovery purposes.

    We were doing some file name search testing, and we found some odd results based on our filename searches.

    If the filename was alphaomega and we tried searching for omega the search does not pull up any results, but searching alpha does pull up the alphaomega files.

    17 votes

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    Thank you for the feedback. We have noted this feature request and understand the value of this feature. Unfortunately, it is not on the current roadmap.

  16. New Search Filter - 'Last Updated By'

    Currently, Box users can't search by a criteria of the user who updated some document most recently. There's a search filter for 'owner', but not 'last updated/modified by'.

    REQUEST: Add a 'last updated/modified by' filter to the quick search and full search results filter options.

    22 votes

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  17. Native OCR (Optical Character Recognition) Support in Box's Search Index for PDFs

    I'd like to be able to use search to search over the contents of scanned PDFs

    23 votes

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    1 comment  ·  Search  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Due to shifting priorities in this unprecedented time, this feature will be delayed. We are updating the status to “not planned” until we are confident we can deliver the feature. At that time, we will update the status on this site.

  18. Search - Allow KeySafe Customers to Manage Their Own Search Index

    Customers would like the ability to modify the Box search service to point to a customer specific index from within the Box UI since KeySafe disables 10k character capabilities.

    8 votes

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  19. 14 votes

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  20. 51 votes

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    beta  ·  Adminramato (Admin, Box) responded

    This feature is available for a limited set of customers. Contact your Box representative for more information.

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