Box - Move a file

Box actions are currently unavailable in the APAC region and will be released soon.

See how to implement this action in a step-by-step solution: Automate your document approvals.

The Box - Move a file actionA tool for building the processes, logic, and direction within workflows. moves a file to from one folder to another folder in Box.

Before you start 

Configure the Box - Move a file action

In the Designer page:

  1. Click the Box action group in the action toolbox.

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    Find actions by browsing action groups or by typing an action name or function in the Search field at the top of the action toolbox.

  2. Drag the Box - Move a file action to the point in the workflow when you want to move the file.
  3. Click the Box - Move a file action.
  4. Select a Connection.

  5. Under Source, specify the file to move: Either select a file variable or type a file path. You can also browse the folder structure using the browse icon ().
  6. Under Destination, in Path, type the file path where you want to move the file. You can also browse the folder structure using the browse icon ().
  7. Select an option for Overwrite file.

For more information on the buttons and settings, see Box - Move a file action fields, buttons, and settings.

Maintain path integrity

Caution: If you move, rename, or delete a file/folder, any workflows that use that file/folder will not start or will fail. Make sure you keep the paths in your workflow configurations up to date.