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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. Please allow running workflows from console

    Please allow running workflows from console

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  4. 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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  5. API for creating/updating workflow schedules

    It would be great if the api for creating/updating site workflows would also allow us to create/update workflow schedules.

    https://help.nintex.com/en-US/sdks/sdko365/

    28 votes
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  6. Workflow started by conditional start runs under SharePointApp

    When Nintex Workflow for Office 365 started by conditional start runs under SharePointApp.
    Would like to have the Workflow initiator instead of SharePoint App account.

    [ ref:00D90q6Cb.5002v2Vg8lG:ref ]

    5 votes
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  7. Office 365 update item permissions: Azure IP restrictions

    We have conditional access restrictions in place for our O365 tenants which is preventing us to use some of the Nintex O365 workflow actions. In particular authentication for internal users is only allowed from an approved range of IP addresses. Any workflow action using the "Site and user administration" connection are failing to run as authentication is failing.
    Proposed workarounds from Nintex were to whitelist whole Azure IP restrictions or to use a service account that would have access to all of the sites. Both solutions are considered highly risky for our organization.
    Requesting solution from Nintex to build a…

    42 votes
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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. Document Generation - Ability to conditionally hide sections of a document

    In the Nintex Document tagger, please give us the ability to show or hide (i.e include or not include) portions of a document based on the value of a Yes/No variable. This could be done by having a tag that has the name of a variable followed by a suffix to allow us to mark where to start and end a portion to conditionally include.

    For example, for a Yes/No workflow variable named "Show Terms and Conditions", you could have the following tag:

    <<VariableShowu0020Termsu0020andu0020ConditionsIncludeStart>>

    Hello world. This is a portion of a…

    3 votes
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  11. Workflow allocation management

    Ability to manage and control workflow consumption such as:
    - Limit how many workflows can be created / allocated
    - Ability to define groupings which allows allocation a specific number of workflows per group

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  12. Remove Timestamp and calculating the date variable

    Formula functions not visible to change the date format for Date field in Build string. Neither there is option to set the hours and mins to 12 AM for date time variable. On premise workflows were better.

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  13. Allow Users to be added to an Azure AD group

    Allow Users to be added to an Azure AD group

    In addition, to be removed from an Azure AD group

    ref:00D90q6Cb.5002v2cbPF7:ref

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  14. 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.

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  15. Microsoft Edge Browser Support

    Microsoft no longer supports the use of IE11 for Office 365 applications but Nintex does not support Microsoft Edge. We have to browser jump between IE11 and Edge to get our work done.

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  16. setting business hours for initial emails and reminders configuration

    Setting business hours for initial emails and reminders.Looking for the Same configuration in Assign a task process Action in O365.

    6 votes
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  17. 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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  18. Ability to create or attach a workflow to a Site Content Type

    Although Component Workflows are released, they are not a replacement to Globally Reusable Workflows available in SharePoint Designer 2010 and also available with Nintex for SharePoint (On-Prem).

    We have no ability to attach a workflow or trigger a workflow based on a Content Type and if there are many lists using a single content type the workflow has to be duplicated in each list.

    Are there plans to close this gap between On-Prem and Nintex for Office 365?

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  19. Highlight last action selected in designer.

    Often times I have to go over several actions of the same type in mi workflow changing their config. It would be useful to have the last selected action be highlighted in some way so as to keep track of my progress. Now I do this by centering the action in the window but this is not ideal.

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  20. Modified Start Condition on People fields does not start workflow

    Setting a modified start condition in the workflow Settings does not trigger the workflow to start when the document library item is modified (a document set). The modified start condition compares the values of two fields on the document library item and should start the workflow if they are not equal. The two fields being compared are People fields with multiple selctions possible.

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