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    Anonymous commented  · 

    Agreed. Tag syncing has worked for so long in so many sync apps (dropbox, box sync, onedrive) that I didn't even stop today to consider that it wouldn't work. This has resulted in a serious disruption of my day's work, as I was using tags to track status on a large folder full of in-progress documents. Frustrating.

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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  · 

    Seconded! I primarily use box drive on a Mac, and I just e-mailed some colleagues about a group document we're working on only to discover that they're already discussing it via comments. Comments could increase efficiency, but in this case they actually slowed us down!

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