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  1. audit requirement does not allow users without contribute to update items from tasks list to main list

    audit requirement- does not allow users without contribute to update items from tasks list to main list. when the workflow runs, it should allow items to be updated in read state using the workflow in elevated state

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  2. Nintex Sign & SharePoint Metadata

    There is a serious gab in the O365 Nintex for adobe sign action. We need the ability to return some sort of SharePoint Library ID so then we can update any other metadata that is associated with the file. It is fine to just give us an ID so then in a second action we can do the update by ID.

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  3. Make Managed Metadata (taxonomy) actions

    I would like to see some easy to use fields for Managed Metadata. I should be able to get/set an MM field, single or multi, in one live action. It seems like an easy one to make and would save workflow development time.

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  4. Extend Lazy Approval Comment maximum length

    Increase the lazy approval comments length from email to more than 255 characters. Nintex Workflow SharePoint Online O365

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  5. Create PDF from HTML, Enhanced Rich Text field (with Pictures and Tables), or Other File

    Would really like to see the ability to create PDFs that can be saved to Document Libraries that are generated from existing HTML or from any other type of file format (email, .rtf, etc.) Not looking for additional tagging or anything (like what DocGen provides). Simply looking for a PDF Converter for an existing file.

    Doc Gen has been unsuccessful for generating PDFs from existing HTML content that includes formatted tables. Really could benefit from being able to generate PDFs on the fly from already existing content.

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  6. Line Breaks in MultiLine Plaintext Textboxes?

    How about supporting the ability to do new lines in multi-line plain text textboxes?

    An example would be a comments field, where multiple comments are entered. You should be able to use the Regular Expression action to replace a temporary character (eg ~) where you want the line break to be, with \r\n. The Regular Expression action even tells you to use .NET syntax, which is \r\n but it doesn't work.

    I've googled and googled for a solution but can't find a solution for Nintex 365. Seems like such a simple thing but it can't be done, at least not…

    9 votes
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  7. Problem with query user profile property using Created By Email

    Can't retrieve Manager from user profile when passing in the user's email (The Advanced lookup, list item, created by, click the x and select Email for formatting). The service returns "The username format is invalid"

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  8. 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…

    6 votes
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  9. Template matching with DocuSign using Nintex Workflow action

    We will like to use Nintex Workflow DocuSign actions and to be able to make use of the automatic template matching.
    It looks like this is not possible with Nintex Workflow for Office 365, Version: 1.0.4.3 as this feature is not implemented.

    Automatic template matching compares the files that you upload with all previously saved templates. Based on the sensitivity setting you select, if the match is close enough, you can choose to apply the matching template to your document, either automatically or with a notification. When you apply a matched template, all aspects of the template are applied to…

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  10. Create document control number

    Need an Action to create a document control number for a document library

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  11. Confirmation or Error when Workflow is trusted

    In Workflow Settings-->General, clicking on "Grant access to Workflow" then "Trust it" does not result in a confirmation that it was completed successfully or an error that it was unable to complete because I am not a tenant administrator. Also, once the grant has completed successfully, re-entering this screen should show that it has already been granted Trusted access. If I enter this screen without tenant administrator rights then I should get a warning to that fact and be only able to review whether the Trusted procedure has been completed or not.

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  12. Choosing workflow to start

    It would be great to have dropdown menu with existing list or site workflows depending on choosen workflow type within "Start workflow" action, or sorta lookup on list of workflows. Because it can prevent mistypings, and would be rather convenient.

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  13. when comparing with person field - cannot choose person

    when I'm trying to make a comparison of field "modified by" , I cannot put in speciefic person, like in Nintex Workflow 2010, in other words field is not a peoplepicker, just a singleline text field. So I cannot choose person to compare.

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  14. Unable to import same Workflow settings on "Set Workflow Variable" configured with "List Lookup" on a different site collection.

    Unable to import same Workflow settings on "Set Workflow Variable" configured with "List Lookup" on a different site collection. As compares if we use "Update List Item" Workflow action configured with "List Lookup" the settings are imported with no problem.

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  15. Central Place to terminate Suspended workflows either at list or site level

    Can we get a central place within nintex online to terminate or retry suspended workflows?
    Use case: we have a list, managed by users, that syncs specific info from one list to another. The source list had a choice column change and thus has started suspending wf's because users did not make sure destination choice column contained the same values. Now we have 200+ suspended workflows in the source list. Due to the nature of a suspended wf, we cannot just kick off a new on those items, even after the issue with the choice values are fixed between the…

    37 votes
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  16. Create Modern Site Collections / Sites

    There is currently no support from the Office 365 Create Site or Office 365 Create Site Collection actions to create modern team or modern communication sites. This would be extremely valuable for site generation automation and controlling access to site generation while still giving users to option to user a modern site.

    27 votes
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  17. Provide examples

    I wish you would provide examples of how to use Nintex functions. I am a visual learner and need to see examples of how something works. Your site is totally useless to me. For example, I want to see how the Switch function is used in a workflow. Your site does a horrible job of explaining how to use it. Nothing on our version matches what is out there in the community either, it is all outdated. Very frustrating

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  18. Email Action

    Fix all the issues with the Email Action fonts and styles. You have to create the email in Notepad, then paste the text into the email action, set the preferred styles and fonts, add the attributes and hope that the email works....9 times out of 10, the email fonts are not correct

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  19. Add ServiceNow connector

    It would be great to have a serviceNow connector added as an action which allow you to add, update, delete and retrieve Servicenow data. This is already available in NWC but not yet in Nintex O365 Workflow

    21 votes
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  20. Support MFA for workflow

    I have read that Nintex workflows does not support users with MFA. i always get this " The username is invalid or does not exist, or the password is invalid for the username specified." for some users who may have MFA enabled. are there any alternatives we can do? when will this be supported?

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