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  1. Locked Files

    It would be REALLY great if there were a way in Box to pull up all of the files you have locked. My team shares tons of excel files all day long. If I forget to unlock a file, no one else knows if they can get in. Half the time I'm not in it but forgot to unlock it. If there were a way to pull up all files at any given time in one place that I've locked where I could unlock them from that screen if I'm no longer in them, it would save us a lot…

    24 votes
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    2 comments  ·  Box Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. 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:

    149 votes
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    under consideration  ·  41 comments  ·  Box Drive  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. Metadata table(row: files, column: metadata keys)

    We are looking for a table type of view of files(row) and metadata keys(column), that allows us to be able to configure their own views of data in Box.

    It allows us to...
    - configure the view with applying metadata templates(can select the keys to show)
    - filter and sort the view
    - update metadata directly from this view
    - export the view of data to a csv file

    This sort of solution helps users to reduce the time spent for searching the content and updating the metadata values(and it would be competitive with SharePoint library view).

    34 votes
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    2 comments  ·  Metadata  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thank you for your suggestion! Our Product Team will review your use case and comments and reply back within 1-2 months. Continue to share your comments on this suggestion.

  4. 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..

    213 votes
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    under consideration  ·  5 comments  ·  Box Drive  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  5. Create and assign tasks from mobile

    Create and assign tasks from mobile.

    13 votes
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    1 comment  ·  Mobile  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  6. Allow bulk actions to be interrupted (such as copy/move/restore/delete)

    When users copy / move / restore / delete a large number of items, we want them to be able to cancel if they notice a mistake along the way.
    Currently, when processing a large number of items in Box, we need to wait until the process is completed even if we notice a mistake.
    When processing large numbers of items, processing may require several days.
    During that time, folders and files are locked.
    Please make it possible to interrupt the process on the way.

    10 votes
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    gathering feedback  ·  0 comments  ·  Web App  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  7. 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.

    20 votes
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    3 comments  ·  Box Drive  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  8. relay folder event in several folders

    When You create a Relay automation You only have the possibility to manager an event folder in one folder. If You need the same scenario in other folders, You have to duplicate the stream as many times You have needed folders.
    The best way is to get the possibility to choose all folders You need the same event with the same scenario in one shot and not be polluted with x time the same one only because the event has to be trapped in another folder.

    44 votes
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    7 comments  ·  Workflow  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thank you for your feedback! This is on our roadmap for Q3. The feature will enable you to cascade a workflow to subfolders, starting with workflows built with the Manual Start trigger. Please feel free to post additional requirements or use cases in this Pulse suggestion for us to consider. Thank you!

  9. Set "Tasks" area as Home Page

    Users should be able to set the "Tasks" area as their Home Page.

    10 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Tasks  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  10. Open shared links in Windows Explorer

    It would be great having the option for shared links to be opened in the Windows Explorer directly (if Box Drive / Box Sync is installed). Today, when a shared link is clicked, e.g. on Slack, it opens in the web browser, adding complexity to the workflow (e.g. having to log in, limited editing functionality, etc.). Most of our team today revert to clicking the shared link just to identify the location of the file in the browser, then finding and opening the file manually on Box Drive.

    6 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Box Drive  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  11. Customize Collaborator Permission Levels

    Any chance that we can have some flexibility in the "Collaborator Permission Levels." Can we develop a tool to edit these levels, like check which function the user can have. Having set levels with no flexibility is difficult because every user needs different access.

    80 votes
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    not planned  ·  11 comments  ·  Admin Console  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  12. Make admin console reports (Folders & Files, Collaborations, Shared Links) run at scale

    I saw on the Community site that there is a 10 million item limit, but my company has way more items than that. It is important for us to have these reports for security audits.

    336 votes
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    on roadmap  ·  14 comments  ·  Admin Console  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  13. We want to be able to filter by specific metadata template and attribute value at user activity.

    We want to be able to filter by specific metadata template and attribute value at user activity.

    By setting the metadata that means the confidential level to the folder and assigning the metadata in cascade, we can track the subsequent access status of the objects placed under the target folder.
    By tracking the activity of files with specific metadata (such as sensitivity level), we can detect data usage and security issues.
    By using such a method, we can detect security problems that could not be detected in the past, such as image data that is difficult to detect with DLP.

    6 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Metadata  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  14. Automatic email response for file request submitter

    Would like a feature whereby the person submitting files using Box File Request receives an automatic confirmation email with a customizable message. For example, after the submitter uploads files using the File Request web widget, that person gets a email to the effect of, "Thank you for contacting us. A team member will review your submittal and follow up within 24 hours." The person would be required to provide an email address but not required to have a Box account. Many of our external customers send us application materials using File Request, and then they contact us separately wanting to…

    4 votes
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    1 comment  ·  Notifications  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  15. Increase the maximum number of Shield Classifications beyond 25 so that we can classify each clients content to prevent mis-sharing

    I would like to see the ability to add Shield Classifications per client - with the appropriate access policy (restricting to client email domain) we could avoid any possibility to overshare when inviting the wrong clients into a folder or sharing a shared link - There is a maximum number of classifications of 25 so could this be extended to facilitate this use case/control.

    20 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Shield  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    It is absolutely a valid use case. We don’t plan to leverage security classification to address it but will think about alternative solution to achieve the same purpose.

  16. Tale over the settings in shield trial mode

    Currently, the trial mode classification and settings will disappear at the end of the trial period.
    If we have a Shield contract, we would like to take over its classification and settings.

    By eliminating the need to set them up again in the production environment, we can make a smooth transition.

    4 votes
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    researching  ·  1 comment  ·  Shield  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  17. Ability to notify specific email address after users upload file via File Request.

    Ability to notify specific email address after users upload file via File Request.

    8 votes
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    1 comment  ·  Web App  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thanks for your feedback, we are exploring requirements to provide a “confirmation” both for the recipient and for the submitter. In the meanwhile a user can use Relay Lite to assign a task to a particular user when a file upload comes in OR use the folder notification settings to be notified when a file upload takes place. Hope this helps!

  18. Full text folder paths for new shared links report

    Under the new shared links report, the spelled out folder "Path" column is no longer available. Please add this back to make it easier for admins to find content.

    4 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Admin Console  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  19. Folder path under Trash

    Under Trash, please add "folder path". If there was a bulk delete of many files in a folder, we want to confirm the file belongs in the folder path, before we restore the files.

    23 votes
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    1 comment  ·  Admin Console  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  20. Box Drive search for specific folder

    Currently there is not way to search for a folder name offline. All you can search for is a file name. This can be problematic if you have multiple files with the same name, but just in different locations. Suggest being able to search for file name and then open file.

    147 votes
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    under consideration  ·  4 comments  ·  Box Drive  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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