Descriptions on Box

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Descriptions on Box

Is there a way to put a blurb on the top or side of a box folder to give directions about files?

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Add descriptions on Box

Hi @kclair,

 

Welcome to the community and thanks for your post in the forum!

 

I woudl recommend using the descriptions field which appear at the top of the folder once you view a folder and its content. Take a look at the screenshot as an example! In the new web experience, you will see the details tab and the option to post the description on the top. Place your instructions there and it will be viewable above the top items.

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New Contributor

Re: Add descriptions on Box

How do I modify the description?  There is no pencil for editing and I can not find it in the " ... " button.  Thanks!

New Contributor

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Regular Visitor

Re: Add descriptions on Box

There is no Detail tab. What do those of us who need descriptions now do?

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Re: Add descriptions on Box

Can you post a screenshot of what you see? All files and folders should have a details tab, even if you don't have rights to edit it.

Bob