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    1 comment  ·  Help shape the future of Box » Search  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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    John Nickell commented  · 

    Same general gist as request: 39483574. But if the external user is given a url that specifies the metadata template, they can search on that metadata template.
    Not sure if this is a loophole or a workaround.

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    1 comment  ·  Help shape the future of Box » Metadata  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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    If the same external user is given a URL that has the metadata template already specified they can then search on that one metadata template. Is this a workaround or a loophole?

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    1 comment  ·  Help shape the future of Box » Admin Console  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    not planned  ·  jfain responded

    Customers can utilize the existing events infrastructure to gather this data, so we do not have any plans to provide snapshots in fewer API calls in the short term.

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    0 comments  ·  Help shape the future of Box » Web App  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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    6 comments  ·  Help shape the future of Box » Box Drive  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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    If possible this could leverage Box Edit's access to the local machine?

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    1 comment  ·  Help shape the future of Box » Box Drive  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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    John Nickell commented  · 

    OneDrive is leveraging this "new architecture", please consider investing the time in 'modernizing' the application. Not only could it improve the issue with Overlay limit, I'm guessing it might also address issues where a user pinning a folder/item to their Quick access loses visibility of Box ovelay status.
    Additionally a BIG win of this might be conveying to Box Drive users if a file/folder they are looking at is shared with others.
    Don't know how much the two are related, but OneDrive also allows shorcuts/bookmarks to be visible on the Desktop client. Another win!

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    not planned  ·  1 comment  ·  Help shape the future of Box » Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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    John Nickell commented  · 

    This is "doable" now, but the results are inconsistent. Sometimes a quick access link will take you to a version of the folder where you cannot see the Box Drive overlays (like file upload errors) other times you can. The inconsistency causes confusion

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    not planned  ·  11 comments  ·  Help shape the future of Box » Box Drive  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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    1 comment  ·  Help shape the future of Box » Web App  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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    John Nickell commented  · 

    This would be beneficial to help promote use of webapp instead of Box Drive where this kind of experience is native to Windows Explorer/Finder.

    We have a similar use case as the original poster.

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    not planned  ·  1 comment  ·  Help shape the future of Box » Metadata  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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    John Nickell commented  · 

    I would agree that this would be useful or less flexible would be to link metadata templates.

    Here's a situation that the filter on multiple would be useful
    We have "Project" and "Manufacturing Order" metadata templates

    Project would have just the identifiable number.
    Manufacturing Order template could have release status, and work location

    It would be unnecessary redundancy to include this same field on the Manufacturing Order template, but would be useful to be able to search for both "Project number" and "Released" Manufacturing orders.

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    1 comment  ·  Help shape the future of Box » Box Drive  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    not planned  ·  Kyle Williams responded

    This is a feature we would love to get to, but unfortunately it is not on our short term roadmap. Please continue adding your feedback!

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    on roadmap  ·  1 comment  ·  Help shape the future of Box » Workflow  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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    John Nickell commented  · 

    I believe this coincides with what I would like to see. For example
    We apply a cascading metadata template to a "Project" folder. One of the attributes is "Project Status".
    Currently if the value of "Project Status" is changed, that update does not propagate without toggling the policy on/off. It would be beneficial to have at least the option to propagate future value changes to children.

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