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  1. Make the Email body textbox larger or re-sizable

    The Email body textbox in the workflow designer is way too small when working with html formatted content. Would be nice to see the entire message instead of constantly scrolling up and down, and left and right.

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  2. New inline functiions for Nintex Workflow to encode and decode a URL

    New inline functiions for Nintex Workflow to encode and decode a URL, similar to the fn-xmlencode and fn-xmldecode, however for urls as well.

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  3. :focus and :hover states on responsive forms

    I noticed that when tabbing through a form with a keyboard or using assistive technologies on the SharePoint Online Responsive forms, there is a lack of focus  and hover states in the CSS on most of the form fields.

    Per WCAG 2.0 AA 2.4.7 - Any keyboard operable user interface has a mode of operation where the keyboard focus indicator is visible.

    A keyboard user tabbing through one of the forms has no clue what form field their on.

    I can make the changes via CSS offline but there's no where to make these changes on the form itself.

    How/when can…

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  4. Export workflow as JPEG file

    Would be good to have JPEG file or other file format options while exporting the workflow.

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  5. add the ability to user list name in Custom Javascript

    In a Nintex Form for o365, it is not possible to add List name and
    List ID
    Current Item URL
    Item Display Name

    As a common reference in Javascript

    Please add this

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  6. Base64 to Image

    Add an option choice on the Nintex forms image control to have base64 code, wither from insert reference or from direct input box. this would convert the base64 to image. And finally add an option to connected to a column (in this case Enhanced rich text (Rich text with pictures, tables, and hyperlinks) maybe.

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  7. Perform a start-up check against the version of the Nintex database

    Nintex 2013 lacks a start-up check against the version of the Nintex database. Nintex designer should not load and workfows should not execute if the database schema – or any other component – SharePoint, Windows, even browser – is not the exact version supported (or later).

    2 votes
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  8. when 100% Full Hebrew Support for Nintex Forms and RTL 2019 version ?

    when 100% Full Hebrew Support for Nintex Forms and RTL 2019 version ?

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  9. 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...

    5 votes
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  10. Add multiple filtering in the list lookup control

    Add multiple filtering in the list lookup control

    Allow the list lookup control to filter multiple attributes of a list

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  11. Find Variable or Text

    There are some other great suggestions for documentation of variables, but I would also like to see a way in the designer to highlight actions that use a variable. I envision a Search button in the ribbon that opens a search dialog where I could either select a variable from the list of variables in this workflow, or simply type something in a text box. The feature would search the workflow and highlight all the actions that use the variable or contain the text.

    The suggestion for finding and removing unused variables (https://nintex.uservoice.com/forums/229405-1-nintex-workflow-for-sharepoint/suggestions/10843149-find-and-remove-unused-variables) identifies the scenario of trying…

    20 votes
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  12. Document Generation to include item attachments

    It would be very useful if Document Generation allowed a user the option to include attachments as appendices to a document they are using.

    For example, an assessment form is filled in with attachments as evidence. When using Document Generation the user can map the assessment data into a template, and then select a tick box that tells the action to include the List item attachments as appendices if they exist.

    16 votes
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  13. Enable workflow to start from the item menu for reusable workflows

    For list workflows the option "Enable workflow to start from the item menu" is available and works really well. I have this same requirement but for a site collection reusable workflow where it is not an option. Please can this be added?

    10 votes
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  14. Flexi Task easily reorder task outcomes

    When using Flexi Task, there is no easy way to move the order of Task Outcomes. So if you wanted to present Reject, Approve instead of Approve Reject, you would need to rename each one.

    It would be nice to be able to drag/drop the outcomes in any order or have the branches dictate the order when you move branches left to right etc.

    21 votes
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  15. Find and remove unused variables

    There should be a way to list and remove unused variables in the Workflow Designer.

    The current approach (trying to delete individual variables to find out if the system throws an error message) is not convenient.

    256 votes
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  16. Custom Text Color in Designer

    It would be great if there was a way to modify the text color inside the designer independent of the site text color. This way when changing the master page, or default site look, we can make sure that text inside Nintex is always visible.

    6 votes
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  17. Get previous field value in workflow

    As start workflow option to start a workflow you can set the "value differs from the old value" option. Nintex Workflow obviously has access to this information. Within the workflow you can not load the previous value into a variable or something else. That would be nice.

    Actually you have to use multiple hidden fields storing the previous value to use in for workflow porposes.

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    Open for voting  ·  Jon Hardy responded

    Without going into the technical detail; the previous value made available in conditional start is actually the current value just before any updates are made to the item. When the item is updated, we lose the ability to get the value prior to the update.

    To restate the workaround as indicated in the idea; create an additional column in the list or library and update this with the current value of the column of interest. Then when the actual column is updated, the previous value is still available in the additional column. Of course one need not make this additional column visible in the view or Form so the users are not confused.

  18. Yes/No column should return a Yes/No result - not a True/False

    When completing a form I'd like users to answer "yes" or "no" to particular questions. This information then get embedded in an email and gets sent out to multiple departments. But instead of the "Yes/No" field showing as "Yes" or "No" it instead shows as "True" for yes and "False" for no. This is not helpful, especially when emailing non-techie people within the company. Thank you.

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  19. Option to cycle (disable then re-enable) Nintex workflow across a farm

    Several times over the last couple of years, after an update to the Sharepoint platform (2010) we've been left with Nintex WF running incredibly slowly on all the sites where it's in use.

    The recommendation from Nintex support, which often seems to work, is to disable and then re-enable the Nintex Workflow features at the site level. This is simple enough but a pain to do across a lot of sites.

    It woudl be very useful to have an option, or worst case even a powershell script for farm admins, that would look across all sites, store the current Nintex…

    5 votes
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  20. Include ULS in Support Console

    Although the Support-Console already includes an extract of the ULS it would be more helpful if not the ULS from the time the Package is created would be included but instead from the time the error occured, because this is most likely the timeframe of most interest.

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