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  1. Make plugin available to SF Communities Licenses (not just standard licenses)

    The current version requires a standard SF license, which means that, for the Grants Management System that we are developing, we will not be able to have grantees place documents in Box folders. We will have to either manually move them from SF or write some kind of custom automation.

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  2. Provide a complementary Event in the Events API that a file has been successfully scanned for viruses

    We would like to take an action on a file once it has been successfully scanned for viruses. The files are being uploaded from an external party through a white labeled application.

    We understand we would get an event that a malicious file has been found. We would also like the opposite event that a file has been scanned and has not been found to be malicious via the API.

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  3. Add ability distinguish between the three different types of Box Edit installations from program name

    Some deployment tools (Dell Kace) only track the program name and publisher.

    Companies using these tools are unable to determine what version of Box Edit (per-user, single-user machine-wide, or multi-user machine-wide) is installed which makes it difficult to remediate the situation.

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  4. Add retry behavior if an edited file is unable to be uploaded

    Perhaps add a retry button/option in the error pop-up and let the user decide, or automatically retry actions depending on the error.

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  5. Add a way to find out whether a collaboration is external or internal for the GET collaboration endpoint.

    When running a collaboration report as an admin you are able to find out Collaborator Type. The GET collaboration endpoint should be able to do the same.

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  7. Skype for Business integration

    Can I right click on a file and start a Skype video call that uses the content as a share for the discussion?

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  8. New Preview File Type - .ps1 (PowerShell)

    Display similar to text files

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  10. Add additional user reporting without "Export User" report

    There is currently no way to report on Users besides the export user option which exports the entire list of users in the enterprise along with a lot of useful details.

    It would be very useful if admins could generate reports with the options in the sort by on the webapp. While we can use the sort by on the web, exporting the users provides more details on one screen admins can review that the webapp does not provide unless you drill into each user.

    For example, ability to export users (along with current details on the user export) that…

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    not planned  ·  katiele responded

    We don’t have any plans to make user reporting available in the webapp at the moment.

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  12. Remove the option to enable Box Sync for an App User

    Keeping this option displayed on the user page is misleading and confusing.

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  14. Allow passwords when access level is People in your company

    For increased internal security, we would like to be able to apply a password to a link, even if it is being sent to someone in the same company (currently external sharing is disabled).

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    not planned  ·  dfisher responded

    For cases where content is sensitive even within a company, inviting collaborators might be a better option.

  15. Request for an Content Folder API call to support passing to it a folder path and return the unique folder ID

    We would like to be able to retrieve folder ID directly via API call by passing in the folder path as a variable.

    So for example if the custom program knows the folder virtual path (/folder A/folder 123/folder X) the API call would return the correct folder ID for "folder X".

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    not planned  ·  Anonymous responded

    Folder path is pretty fragile as names change frequently, so I don’t think this is something we’d want to do.

  16. Support with Basecamp Integration

    We want our documents live in Box and work on the content from within Basecamp.

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  19. Add offline functionality to iOS SDK

    Offline functionality is already available through the Box for iOS app but it's built on the app level.

    Developers are interested in using the same logic used by Box instead of writing their own.

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    not planned  ·  tosin responded

    Our customers tend to have different requirements for an offline feature. We’ll monitor demand and re-evaluate.

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