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  1. Invite external person to access a site

    API support is now available to be able to automate inviting an external person...

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  2. Target only the current item when using Office 365 Update Item Permissions

    It would be great to add simply "current Item" to the "Items to update" scope for the Office 365 Update Item Permissions online workflow action.

    This would greatly simplify the action and make it clear that the item permissions being affected are only the item permissions that correspond to the item the workflow is currently running against.

    8 votes
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  3. Set Workflow Variable for Lookup List in another site

    Set workflow variable to able to set variable from the list lookup in another site.

    7 votes
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  4. Debuggin information put into history

    The Document Generation often times produces an error and suspends the workflow. It would be very useful if the action would optionally dump the error and detail regarding the failure to the history. Currently there is no way to understand why the error has occurred.

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  5. Office 365 XML Decode function

    In Nintex on-prem there is a function to decode XML values, so that special characters are no longer encoded, but shown as correct (eg. é, è, à,...).
    In Office 365 this is not available, but you have to convert each value via a replace action (for each known special character). Is it possible to have an action which can decode the XML an easier way?

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  6. Please add error handling!

    Most actions should have error handling similar to a try/catch block in programming.

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  7. Wait for the Workflow to complete

    I couldn't find a way to wait for a workflow started within the 'parent' workflow in the Nintex 365, I know that in the onpremises version it has this ability but I would need it in the Nintex 365...

    I tried to set and 'Wait for item change' with the column but this actually makes it hang forever as I think the workflow-column is showing 'Completed' but seems to be a different inner content the just a plain text so that the 'wait for' will wait forever.

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  8. Ability to retrieve Azure AD Extended Attributes

    We need the ability to retrieve Azure AD extended attributes utilizing the Azure AD Get user details action. There is a legitimate case for getting details such as cost center or Employee ID.

    6 votes
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  9. The ability to combine all documents into a single output file

    The ability to add a ‘folder’ or a group of files to the action which would effectively combine all those documents into a single output file.

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  10. either fix the issue when creating documents based on Word Content Types, or allow Nintex Workflows to run as SP2010 Workflows, rather than

    either fix the issue when creating documents based on Word Content Types, or allow Nintex Workflows to run as SP2010 Workflows, rather than SP2013 Workflows. SP Designer affords us, at least, the option to run as SP 2010 workflow when creating the workflow.

    6 votes
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  11. Error while publishing

    Most of the times WF does not publish. It gives error as If the problem persists, contact your support team with the following information:
    ButtonPanel - handleXamlBuildError : SyntaxError: Unexpected token < in JSON at position 0

    Which is not informative.

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  12. Lookup columns are not visible in Nintex

    I am rebuilding a workflow from 2013 to O365, I have a lookup to a child list but cannot select the lookup field in the actions dropdown?

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  13. Populate collection-variable from item

    When using the "set variable" action I can populate any list-field into a variable.

    However: if the field is of type "choice" or "lookup" and the field allows multiple values, I would assume that I could populate a collection, containing all values of my "multi-choice" or "multi-lookup" field.

    However, this is not the case. Instead a choice column with multiple values creates a JSON-string suggesting collection-of-strings. But this is just a string. Similar for lookups.

    Instead I have to query the list and return the result into a collection. This way I get a collection of values - why can't…

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  14. Add new activity for Nintec DocuSign Connector

    The Nintex DocuSign Connector currently doesn’t include a way to base 64 encode a document to pass it to the DocuSign web services. The DocuSign web service requires it to be base 64 encoded. It would be great to have an activity that base 64 encodes a document.

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  15. Pause until a certain time

    It would be nice if there were an action to pause the workflow until a certain time. This would complement the existing actions "Pause until Date" and "Pause for Duration". This is especially usefull as the 'On Prem' platform functionality to schedule a workflow is not (yet) available in O365 SPO.

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  16. Support mutiple users with a single Office 365 update item permissions action

    In Office 365 you can enter multiple email addresses separated by a semicolon it would be nice to support this in the Office 365 update item permissions action.

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  17. more options in wait for item update

    it would be very helpful if this action has the options available in nintex 2013/16 other than just equal to.
    for ex: not equal, to be empty, not empty, greater than, less han, contain, not contain etc.,

    4 votes
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  18. Run If Else Action

    Same as the Run If action, but add an Else branch to it.

    4 votes
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  19. DocuSign - Download Signed Document and DocuSign Envelope as one PDF-file

    A couple DocuSign-related Actions enables the user to download the signed document (including the signatures) or the certificate of completion (envelope).

    While using the DocuSign App within SharePoint, it stores a signed document and the envelope as one single .PDF-file. DocuSign already combined that two documents, to it would be great if Nintex can provide that same functionality.

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  20. Error if sending to invalid external email

    If using the action to send emails to an external email, I would like for there to be an option to error if the email being sent to is invalid. Otherwise, the workflow will continue as if the email was sent and no one will know that it wasn't sent.

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