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  1. Capital letters in task outcome

    It's not possible to add capital letters in the task outcome of nintex workflow o365 task actions.

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    • Enabling error handling in Nintex online actions

      Nintex workflows for O365 does not have error handling feature for many actions. The typical behavior at SP2013 is that user can choose to handle errors for certain actions. In office 365, Nintex provide a flag for subset of actions. This flag determines weather action succeeded or not.

      Such actions are:
      1. Web Request
      2. Query XML
      3. Update XML
      4. Create item in another site
      5. Delete multiple items
      6. Update multiple items

      42 votes
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      • FTP connector

        It would be so great to have actions to be able to upload documents from a SharePoint library to an FTP server and also download documents from an FTP server to a SharePoint library

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        • Change LazyApproval name in History

          We have a lot of executives who complain about seeing approved by "LazyApporval" in workflow history. This looks really bad and unprofessional. Can you please change the wording in history to "EmailApporval" rather than "LazyApproval" or allow it to be customized?

          3 votes
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          • Enable Content-Disposition for Attachement Header in Send Notification Action

            During my efforts to migrate from SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint 2016 I have an issue with the Send Notification Action.
            In 2010 it is working fine: We use the Send Notification Action to send a .isc (iCal) file as an attachement to someone. Our email Client Outlook 2016 is showing this email as a meeting proposal.
            After upgrading this Workflow to SharePoint 2016, Outlook is showing the email no longer as a meeting proposal, but as common email with an attached ics file.
            In .net 4.0 there is by default an additional Attachement Header set: Content-Disposition: attachment
            In .net 2.0…

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            • AutoSave in Forms/Workflow Designer

              what would be great is to allow for the Nintex Designer to AutoSave forms and workflows every 10/15 minutes, so in case the browser freezes or you accidentally press back, you can go back to the most recently saved design. similar to how MS Word autosaves documents...

              2 votes
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              • Create AD User Over SSL (LDAPS)

                Would love to see the Create an AD User action have advanced options (just like the Query LDAP action) to specify the authentication types such as None, Secure, Encryption, SecureSocketsLayer, ReadonlyServer, Anonymous, FastBind, ServerBind. The most crucial one would be SecureSocketsLayer as more and more organisations are using LDAPS to enhance security on their environment.

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                • clean up orphan records in Nintex database when SharePoint site collection be deleted

                  When SharePoint site collection be deleted, its related records in the Nintex database are not deleted, for example, records in the storage table, workflow table, workflowprogress table, etc. we are hoping Nintex can provide a way to remove those orphan records.
                  thanks

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                  • Nintex App for Microsoft Teams

                    ability to fill in a form, ability to interact with a workflow items/actions in teams, as well as have visibitlity of all takss associated to 'me'

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                    • BUG in Query XML action: The execution returned an unexpected error.

                      Sad, since then are released two releases, but no fix for this...
                      I have reported more errors, none have been fixed.

                      From: Nintex Support [mailto:support@nintex.com]
                      Sent: Monday, January 29, 2018 10:13 AM
                      To: Lukáš Chalupa
                      Subject: RE: BUG in Query XML action: The execution returned an unexpected error. [ ref:_00D90q6Cb._500901 [ ref:_00D90q6Cb._500901jdcNF:ref ]

                      Hello Lukas,

                      Just to confirm that I have raised the issue of "Query XML action error: The execution returned an unexpected error" as a defect. This is currently with our development team for review. I will update your further as soon as I hear from…

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                      • NWadmin.exe support for SQL alias !!!

                        Hi support team

                        Please could you add another functionality to the NWadmin.exe powershell tool. In the moment there is NO support for SQL alias.
                        It could be also a new option line "-SQLalias".

                        Thanks in advance.

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                        • Nintex O365 connector to support Dynamics CRM version 9 and above

                          Have an O365 CRM connector which supports Dynamics CRM above version 8.2

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                          • Update ad group

                            An 'Update AD Group' action similar to the existing 'Update AD User' action, which would allow the workflow to update the properties of AD groups.

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                            • Adding Set Multiple Variable Action

                              Current only have set single action variable, if we need to set more variable need to add 1 by 1, and current Nintex always asks for the workflow size need to be smaller, if we have this action, we can save a lot of the workflow size.

                              3 votes
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                              • View start variables in workflow schedules page

                                I often have site workflows with required start variables (usually to define the number of days before the event to remind people). In the WorkflowSchedules.aspx page it would be really useful to see the start variable values, or to be able to "name" my schedule so that I can see which one is which.

                                14 votes
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                                • Run Component Workflow - Include Additional Information/Properties

                                  We would like to see 2 sets of data/properties/information added to the information in a component workflow...

                                  1. The URL of the Site Collection/sites where the component workflow was created
                                  2. A list within the source component workflow with URLs of the Site Collections/sites where the component is being used

                                  We have over 10,000 Site Collections and over 15,000 sites in SPO with hundreds of people creating workflows. It would be helpful to find the source of the component workflow and also where it is being used.

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                                  • Improve workflow history page performance

                                    When viewing workflow history page (/_layouts/NintexWorkflow/Preview.aspx), it retrieves all running and all completed workflows at once. In certain cases it takes over two minutes to render.

                                    I understand that such long rendering suggests some cleanup, but a little paging and filtering would be very helpful to reduce the rendering time.

                                    3 votes
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                                    • Provide Japanese install guide for Nintex 2016

                                      Provide Japanese install guide for Nintex 2016

                                      This will help our Japanese customers with installation

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                                      • DocGen: Resize image in photo table data

                                        When selecting a ImageURL for a table in DocGen, include the ability to define the size of the image to be rendered.

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                                        • Universal Workflows

                                          With universal forms be announced at Xchange, to complete the loop we need universal workflows as well. As the workflow functionality often defines which environment that can be used especially those on-prem and want to move but can’t due to functionality limitations.

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