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  1. Update the Query Search action to support Result Sources in SharePoint 2013

    Update the Query Search action to support Result Sources in SharePoint 2013.

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  2. UDA Workflow Association

    Add a deep analyze button. This would scan through the current version of the workflow and mark any instances of the usage as deleted and hide it from the interface. If the UDA is added back into the Workflow, then on publish it would uncheck the flag and update the row of data in the table.

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  3. We recent

    I think an improvement is desperately needed on how a full license works when expired. We recently renewed our annual license and forgot to put the new license key into central admin. Now I realize this could be avoided by just replacing the old key with the new key but this go around we forgot.
    Instead of stopping workflows to run correctly, which interrupts business process and possible could dramatically affect the business making money, maybe the expired license could let its workflows run but maybe somehow warn the farm admins of the license expiration or even warn the work…

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  4. Site workflow intervals

    In SP2013 we should be able to set the Site workflow to run in less than 1hr intervals.

    I understand what the intention is of limiting the site workflow to run at min every 1 hour, but in my case I have a site with only a couple of lists and not much other functionality, though being able to run a site workflow every 15' is very important.

    The alternative solutions we are currently evaluating are more like hacks and I don't really like them, I.e. to create multiple instances of the same site workflow and start not simultaneously!

    Would…

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  5. Fix Query list action so that boolean fields are properly assigned to variables.

    Boolean values don't get properly assigned to target workflow variables when queried together with any other fields (more than one field per action). This may cause many human hours of unnecessary troubleshooting and nearly kills the benefit of Query List vs. Set Variable and bloats workflow complexity when Booleans are used.

    The development team have advised that this is a known bug. The workaround is to ensure you only query 1 Boolean field in each Query List action.

    Due to the low priority of this issue the fix release has not been defined.

    So please vote for this one and…

    34 votes
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  6. Update Download File to pull data from inside of SharePoint environment

    A version of the Download File action, packaged with NWF 2010/2013), that will pull a binary (located inside the firewall) into a document library or as an item attachment.

    This functionality would be extremely valuable to reduce the complexity of workflows where data (such as a photo attachment from the Nintex Mobile App) is captured on a Task response form yet will need to be moved into a specific location after being submitted back into SharePoint.

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  7. Binary workflow variable

    Handle binaries in workflow. Not just Base64 strings, but Binary arrays, and blobs. SharePoint is a CMS and Workflow should be able to work seamlessly with files.

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  8. Nintex variable to swap in Collection action item

    Variable value to be able swap/interchange in Collection action item would be better.

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  9. Is there a way to pass through a person's credentials when using a control like "Query Excel Services"?

    Whenever I use the "Query Excel Services" control, I have to put in my own login ID and Password for the control to work. Which then means I have to go back into the workflow every quarter and change my password when my company mandates I do so. Is it possible to have a user's credentials pass through this kind of control?

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  10. Enhance Copy To Sharepoint Action

    Currently you can set the destination of the copy with 2 options:
    -Set (during design) a location
    -Or enter a URL (without allowing folders)

    It 'd be useful to set that destination , also with an internal variable where users could set a complete path including folders.

    13 votes
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  11. Add option to disable "Workflow Cancelled" mail

    When either Terminate Workflow Action or TerminateWorkflowByNameListItem from the web service are used, a mail gets send to notiify the user that the workflow has been cancelled.

    In both administrative settings and in large list settings with complex systems, this will happen quite often. The main problem is that it's not possible to discern those mails, from mails generated by other types of cancellation (like the user cancelling a workflow), and most often it generates "noise". It would thus be nice with an option NOT to notify the user of the cancellation, when said cancellation is done from inside a…

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  12. Ability to publish workflow with incomplete actions that are disabled

    There's been a few times where I needed this. I have some incomplete actions such as from importing an existing workflow. I don't want to be forced to complete all the actions, so I should have the ability to disable them and come back to them later but still be able to publish the workflow and test the rest of it.

    I also don't want to delete these incomplete actions as I'll have to remember to put them back later.

    50 votes
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  13. Cheak if site sharepoint exist or not

    I have to cheak if sharepoint sub site exist or not without the web service issue.
    Can someone here help me please
    Thanks

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  14. Ability to Choose the Next Approver via Assign Flexi Task

    Ability to Choose the Next Approver via Assign Flexi Task. Refer to article for more info:
    https://community.nintex.com/docs/DOC-1207

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  15. "Link to a Document" feature is unsupported

    "Link to a Document" feature is currently unsupported, is there any chance it could be considered for inclusion? This is a usefull feature for linking to existing content as well as external resources using URL's.

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  16. Better Validation (and Error Messages) of imported Workflows

    We had an issue a week ago, where we wanted to Import a workflow from one site collection to another. Because there was a reference to a site field, it was not possible to publish this workflow on the new site collection. We would need better Error Messages or possibly a Validation on each activity giving a better level of Information which activity can not be executed.

    As a reference, this is what a user gets:
    <Error><CompilerError Line="0" Column="0" Text="Activity 'addToHashtableActivity3' validation failed: Path '__fieldSend_x0020_Notification' used to specify member for 'ROOT' is invalid. Path needs to point to valid member."…

    4 votes
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  17. Manage Allowed Actions API

    Workflow Actions can be allowed or disallowed through the GUI using the "Manage Allowed Actions" page. This can be done on Farm and SiteCollection level. We want to provide different sets of Actions to SiteCollections. This should be done through an approval workflow. At the moment there is no API or Workflow Action to change the settings. The settings have to be changed manually. I would like to open a feature request for this.

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  18. String greater or less

    It would be helpful to compare string greater or less than another string.

    Recently, I had to compare hour (HH:MM) in string variables and needed to convert to number.

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  19. Make Query list and Set variable consistent in DateTime conversions or let the user specify whether they need UTC or local time

    Neither Query list nor Set variable action let the user specify whether they need UTC or local time, but each seems to imply a different choice - the actions are inconsistent.

    Subsequent use of DateTime values obtained by these two actions in string conversions or calculations introduce non-obvious difference, unnecessary troubleshooting and frustration with product quality.

    Please be consistent in your product implementation or let the user decide. See also Case number: 00069084.

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  20. Add save button to Request Data action

    Add save button to Request Data action

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