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  1. Convert Word to PDF

    In former versions of NINTEX there was an action to convert Word documents til PDF files. This does not exist in NINTEX for Office 365. We have QMS systems in SharePoint being audited by external parties including government authorities. They only accept the PDF format for issued documents in our QMS system.

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    • Ability to download all list attachments to local drive in one go in Nintex Forms

      When there are multiple file attachments to a form, can we have a button that when clicked will save all the attachments to local drive in one go?

      [ ref:_00D90q6Cb._5009028RLC6:ref ]

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      • Return Workflow External Start status

        Currently if an external workflow is started via webservice, the response is 200, indicating that the response was received.

        It would be more helpful to return if the workflow was started or not.

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        • Have the ability to track responses from a Live form

          Have the ability to track responses every time a submission has been made using a live form.

          ref:_00D90q6Cb._500902BXKco:ref

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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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            • Ability to capture special characters in repeating section to be used in DocGen action

              We need to be able to use special characters like "ä, ü, ö" in repeating section without having to manually decode them in the workflow before using them in Document generation action

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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?

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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

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                  • 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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                    • 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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                      • 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...

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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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                            • 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.

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                              • Allow Merge for Existing PDFs

                                This is for the Document Generation action. I do not see a specific area for this, only for Salesforce which is .. entirely different.
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                                Right now, there is no way to pick up an existing PDF and append it to our document generation. It also makes it very difficult to go beyond the 10 image limit if required.

                                The addition of a variable for URL along with the ability to add in an already PDF'd file (at whatever point(s) indicated) would be extremely desirable.

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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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                                  • 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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