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  1. Add fixed-width font options

    Ticket # INC4849532 - Customer wants to use Box Notes to write documents that contain code-snippets and excerpts from logs. They would like to use a fixed-width font for these snippets, but Box Notes doesn't allow them to select font and there's no style for fixed-width.

    The issue is the same as the one described in this forum post: https://community.box.com/t5/Web-App-Forum/Boxnote-fixed-width-font/td-p/31194

    41 votes
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    1 comment  ·  Box Notes  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. Don't point users to the EID's Primary Admin when users try to access a disabled app

    Don't point users to the EID's Primary Admin when users try to access a disabled app. This is problematic for our larger customers as it prompts the user to reach out to an email address that may not be monitored or inundates the admin with what should be HelpDesk tickets.

    14 votes
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    1 comment  ·  Admin Console  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. 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.

    51 votes
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    under consideration  ·  0 comments  ·  Web App  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  4. Support multi-file for rejected task trigger in Relay

    Suppose you like to assign an approval task to a person with multiple files and when the task is rejected, you like to move the package of those “rejected” files to a different folder("Rejected folder) instead of having them sat in the triggered folder.

    For a single file, you can create the following workflow containing 2 flows and it works perfect as expected, however it doesn't work for multi-files...
    Flow 1: Trigger Manual start-> Outcome: Assign task -> When rejected, the flow is end
    Flow 2: Trigger Task -> Outcome: when the task is rejected, move the file to “Rejected…

    17 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Workflow  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  5. Adding "contains" filter for string metadata

    For our use case it is important to trigger a workflow based on metadata availability. E.g. when a string metadata contains a list of values (think about a list of violated policies a document was validated against) and for a specific value in that list a workflow should be started (think about that a financial policy violation is listed the financial remediation workflow has to be started).
    Right now only "equals" or "starts with" are supported metadata matching options but "contains" is missing.
    Using multi value string fields is no option right now as those are not supported in search…

    23 votes
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  6. Box for Office - Access to Collections

    Now that we can organise our files in Box using Collections, it would be good to be able to access this functionality in the Office Apps. This is 'mainly' relevant to the Outlook Box add-in that comes as part of Box for Office for when you want to save to Box or insert from Box.
    Excel/Word/PowerPoint - I would argue that the best experience is opening from Edge/Chrome using Box Edit.

    17 votes
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  7. We want to update the sync on the Box Drive in real time.

    The data edited by myself on the Box Drive will be reflected, but I would like the synchronization to be updated in real time for data edited/saved by other users.

    7 votes
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  8. Improve reliability of email upload

    Improve reliability of email upload

    Email upload can sometimes get delayed. Most of the time upload is completed relatively soon, but sometimes it takes hours to complete. We want this feature to be more reliable and predictable.

    8 votes
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  9. 36 votes
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    4 comments  ·  Box for Office  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thanks for your great suggestion! We know this capability would be hugely valuable. This is not something we’re currently working on, but we’re always considering feedback from customers like you in how we work with Microsoft to enhance secure productivity and collaboration.

  10. filter the activity report with specific classification

    We want to get the activity reports for specific classification(just like specifying the folder).

    We need to audit user activities for confidential files every quarter. Current activity reports can only specify the user, date, folder and action, not classification.

    22 votes
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    under consideration  ·  1 comment  ·  Shield  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  11. Box Drive (Windows) - Remember folder view settings

    We’ve been using Box Drive since launch, and it’s been an incredible improvement in our workflow. Only a small issue has made it notably less useful in saving time, and is a known issue documented here (community.box.com/t5/Box-Drive-Known-Issues..)

    Our file name and directory lengths are wider than the default for Box Drive/Windows. Normally Windows remembers preferences around column width, but in this case, as you know, Box Drive does not. This causes us to have to manually resize the “Name” field in every folder/directory, every time we access one. Therefore each user is having to do this perhaps dozens of times…

    131 votes
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    not planned  ·  12 comments  ·  Box Drive  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  12. Box is too blue

    make it less blue

    6 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Web App  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  13. 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.

    65 votes
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    6 comments  ·  Box Drive  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  14. box drive sync progress

    When syncing large amounts of data or many items into Box, I don't have a number of items remaining unless I try to log out of Box drive while it is uploading. Could we take that information and put it into the Box Drive icon like it was displayed in Box Sync?

    118 votes
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    under consideration  ·  8 comments  ·  Box Drive  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  15. Add a setting to prevent the "Add Task" from being displayed.

    When we preview the file, on the right side of the screen, in the Activity column, we will see "Add Task".
    However, there are times when we don't want our users to use the task feature.
    Please add a setting to prevent the "Add Task" from being displayed.
    For example, it would be nice if we could disable the task function in the folder settings.

    ファイルをプレビューした際、画面右側、アクティビティのカラムに「タスクの追加」とあります。
    しかし、タスク機能をユーザーに利用させたくないことがあります。
    「タスクの追加」を表示しないようにする設定を追加してください。
    たとえば、フォルダの設定でタスク機能を無効にするなどできると嬉しいです。

    6 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Tasks  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  16. Relay Workflow period Allocations based on work days rather than natural days (i.e Exclude Weekends)

    When assigning a task in relay you can assign the period in days associated to the task. at This point in time this does not allow the option to assign such days to working days but only natural days. Therefore if and when a weekend occurs during the timeline of the workflow action weekend days (non-working days absorbs the task timeline. the request is that there must be an option to assign a task only for working days (excluding weekends)

    22 votes
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  17. Shared link expiry notification to link generator

    Today shared link expiry notification is sent only to Shared Link Owner which is not practically sound. Pls upgrade service to send the shared link expiry notification to Link generator along with Shared Link Owner.

    5 votes
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  18. Folder colors

    In Box it is not very easy to see what foders are shared externally. There are small globe icons on the collaborators, but if that list is too long, the external collaborator might not show up.

    Apart from that: the list of collaborators is not visible in Box Drive.

    Box should introduce a new Folder type (different color, different icon) to show that information in this folder is shared with external collaborators. This functionality should be available across all clients (Web, Drive, Mobile).

    5 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Box Drive  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  19. box relay shared link

    Using Box Relay, create the following new outcome: Based on a metadata value when stored on on a file or folder, create and share a web link to the email address(es) in the metadata value, with specified collaboration.

    7 votes
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  20. Launch workflow at end of retention policy

    There should be an option to launch a workflow process when a retention policy expires. This would allow for use cases such as moving the file to an archive, destruction approval, etc.

    11 votes
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