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  1. Reminder settings to have both retained item and expired item

    It would be great if we can have both of those reminders by setting [Start task process] action.
    1. Send a reminder when a certain days have passed since the workflow task had been submitted.
    2. Also, send a reminder when it passed the expiration day set in a list item.

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  2. Non-white workflow designer canvas background

    Would appreciate a not-so-bright-white workflow designer canvas background. As a designer and being a little sensitive to bright white pixels as a side effect of some medication, I would appreciate a theme setting or anything less bright white. See attached example.

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  3. Dynamically include multiple attachments in send notification action.

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    Within a txt variable, multiple files can be added, but only the first file is attached in a send notification action.

    Please consider this scenario, as it would be useful to dynamically attach files from a list.

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  4. Custom email headers to bypass Exchange rule adding external e-mail warning

    We have some Exchange Online rules that add a big red warning at the top of e-mails that come from external sources, urging people to be more cautious and that they may be phishing attempts. It would be helpful if we would have the ability to add a custom e-mail header to e-mails sent from the "Assign a task" or "Start a task process" action, at a minimum when using Lazy Approval (which should give Nintex more control over the e-mails).

    Adding such a custom header like "X-My-Custom-Header: <GUID" would allow us to add exceptions to the rule in Exchange…

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  5. Format for if condition field

    For Nintex Workflow O365 actions Run If and Condition Branch, the first condition for List Lookup Source Field is missing the format control. Available for the 2nd comparison condition only. Hope that will added to the first field.

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  6. Workflow and Forms versioning for Office 365

    Would it be possible to create a backup library for Workflow and Forms when the app is installed on the site?

    You can then have the option to "backup" the workflow or form on publish, which will create/overwrite the workflow/form.

    We could also have the option of configuring a specific library for these files.

    Currently, it is a manual process of exporting these files and saving them in a library with versioning.

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  8. sortable Variables at the Variable icon

    sortable Variables at the Variable icon - was sortable on-premise

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  9. Nintex Workflow for Office 365 - Reminder Emails (Overdue Notifications) to send only on Business days

    We have a requirement to send Reminder email notifications only on business days when the task becomes overdue. I see that there is no such functionality available to “Assign Flexi Task” reminder emails. Please let us know if/when you can add this feature. Thank you so much!

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  10. Inserting hyperlink fields into emails and tasks

    When you take a sharepoint hyperlink field and put it into a task form or email, by default the value of the field is converted to string and looks like this:
    Salesforce - from side bar
    {"__metadata":{"type":"SP.FieldUrlValue"},"Description":"https:\/\/na67.lightning.force.com\/lightning\/r\/Opportunity\/0060z00001wLhd7AAC\/view","Url":"https:\/\/na67.lightning.force.com\/lightning\/r\/Opportunity\/0060z00001wLhd7AAC\/view"}

    By default, it should take the display text of the hyperlink and build a link out of it with the URL

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  11. Use OAuth 2.0 for all connections

    Because we use Federation with an external authentication provider, our users do not know the AAD password of their associated account. Consequently, the Basic (username and password) authentication method will not work for us. Can we convert all Basic auth connection types to use OAuth 2.0 instead?

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  12. Use Workflow-Connections for Exchange-Online actions

    Not yet all connections are making use of the workflow-connection-manager. To have

    a) a consistent workflow-design experience
    b) to centrally manage connections across workflows
    c) to leverage modern authentication

    refit the Exchange-Online actions to use the connection-manager

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  13. Share Workflow among developers

    I would like to share the workflow with the other developers. But I could not find a way to do it. Nintex should allow multiple developers to modify the same workflow.

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  14. Defense mechanism for large workflows

    Before publishing large workflows it will be useful if the designer could alert users of:
    - how many actions are being used
    - recommendation of any best practise to adopt

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  15. Workflow start trigger summary

    It would be good if the triggers to start a workflow were available in the workflow list, so you can check which ones are enabled or only manual start without having to go into the workflow itself

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  16. conditional start on Blank Dates

    It would be really nice if we could look at the date column within a SharePoint and check if the date is blank or not and start a workflow based on that. It is really challenging when we only get greater than/less than and equals for date fields.

    If Date is NOT NULL(or blank) then Run the workflow....for example.

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  17. Make Initiation Variables Mandatory

    Variables on the initiation form should be able to be set as mandatory.

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  18. Change basic auth encoding

    Encoding for basic auth when provided with user and pass doesnt work in the Web Request action.

    Also, change the storage options for the response of Web Request to something other than choice/http/text. Text doesnt allow enough room to capture entire tokens for auth.

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  19. Please allow running workflows from console

    Please allow running workflows from console

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  20. Better Error Notifications When Publishing

    Errors when publishing a workflow can be difficult to troubleshoot since the error messages are generic.

    For example
    "Error publishing workflow. Specified data type does not match the current data type of the property"

    It would be helpful to know what property it is talking about, the data type it is expecting, what is trying to send it the incorrect value and what value it is trying to send.

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