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You can download files or folders from Box to your computer or device. You may want to do this when the content no longer needs to be shared with multiple people through Box, but you'd like it for your own reference later.If you try to download 15GB or more at a time, Box will say it's...Read more
Files placed in the Trash or Recycle bin for Cornell's Box, OneDrive for Business, SharePoint, and Google Drive will automatically be deleted permanently after a set amount of time. Permanent deletion occurs after 30 days for Box and Google Drive, and after 90 days for OneDrive for Business and...Read more
Box has a Trash you can send items to when you don't need them anymore. You can restore items from Trash to your account for thirty days, after which they are permanently deleted.
See Box's documentation to learn how to:...Read more
You can easily create a location where anyone can send you files; they don't even need to have a Box account. You can give people a link or put a widget on most websites, blogs, or social networking services that support embedded HTML iframe code.
Files can be as large as 15 GB....Read more
The Cornell default link is 'people in this folder', i.e. people who already have access. You have to make an explicit decision to make the links more open.
A standard Box shared link looks like this: https://cornell.box.com/s/ub4eqjy4rvi4y813ty1m
A custom Box shared link...Read more
If you already had Box Drive installed, you do not need to follow the install steps below. It will update automatically to include the new...Read more
People who use Box eventually find themselves faced with a long list of folders and files, which can make it difficult to find what you're looking for.
Here are some clutter-conquering strategies.Add a folder or file to your Favorites list or a Collection Add to your Favorites...Read more
Box Edit is an add-on feature that allows you to open and edit files stored in Box. Designed for all file types, browsers, and platforms, Box Edit uses the default application installed...Read more
Box makes it easy to share folders. It’s quite likely that the folder list that you see in Box is a mixture of your folders and those that other people have shared with you. For personal collaboration, that’s a tremendous benefit. But when those folders contain University information that you...Read more