I would like to access files and folders in Box using R (or Python). However, I work in a corporate environment where we do not have access to create Box apps (IT locks this down).
However, we are encouraged to use Box Drive. One of the problems I encounter with Box Drive is that paths to shared items are not always consistent from account to account. As you know, folder_id and file_id remain consistent across accounts.
Could it be possible to have command-line functionality bundled with Box Drive (both MacOS and Windows) that, given a file_id or a folder_id, would return the path on the local account's Box Drive?
> box_drive_path --folder_id 123401873366
That would return something like
I discuss the scenario a little more here: https://r-box.github.io/boxrdrive/
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