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    Anonymous commented  · 

    Please bring back the full Notifications Page. It is very hard to read through and find specific notifications in the tiny drop down box.

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    not planned  ·  Anonymous responded

    We are currently not planning to implement this feature and will continue to prevent all Box Drive results from appearing in Explorer/Finder searches.

    Box Drive does not download the all of the metadata (File name, folder structure, etc.) of your Box content. Instead, it is downloaded on demand and then evicted when it is no longer relevant. This eviction process is not visible to users and it is not easily predictable. This would cause the search results in Explorer/Finder to be inconsistent for users – sometimes they would find a file and other times they may not if the metadata and file were evicted.

    We have chosen not to download all of the metadata (and then keep it up to date with changes) as this can result in a large performance, storage and bandwidth tax which is not scalable – especially in environments where users interface with millions of files/folders.

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    Anonymous commented  · 

    I agree with all the previous commenters that not including a robust search feature in Box Drive that can be used with Windows File Explorer is inexcusable. Even your own support page discusses the importance of searching for files. The entire point of searching for files is to find files that you don't know the exact location of. If I have to navigate manually to the correct folder first then there is no point to searching.

    At the very least, improve the integrated box drive search function to allow sorting and filtering.

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