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  1. 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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  2. Browser bugs

    Browsers still contain bugs in Workflow Designer:
    1) SP2016 - Firefox 66.0.3 (64-bit) - Set variable action, equals Value: add a Item Property of type Single line of text and attempt to type after it. This occurs in multiple actions.
    2) SPOnline - Firefox 66.0.3 (64-bit) - Set variable action, add item property. Unable to delete item property. Same occurs in the Body of a Send an Email action.
    3) SPOnline - Chrome 74.0.3729.108 (64-bit) - Recurring issue where dropdown selections are blank because the selections are displayed to the left of the viewable dropdown window. This happens in various…

    3 votes
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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. 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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  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. 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).

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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. Allow Anonymous User Submissions to Trigger Workflow Start

    In an extranet environment, we are allowing anonymous users to submit items to SharePoint lists.

    We wish to have workflows start on these items, but at present workflows set to "start on creation" will not start when anonymous users have submitted.

    To get around this, we must comb with a site workflow and run list level workflows pretty much hourly.

    13 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

    34 votes
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  11. SQL Request Control in task form does not populate the existing list column values

    Currently the SQL Request Control is able to capture existing list column value when open in edit mode in List Item form, but in Task form it is not pre-populating the original values from the list column. This is the major drawback when we use multi-level approvals with SQL Request control.

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  12. 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…

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  13. 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.

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  14. 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?

    16 votes
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  15. Show field labels in Validation Summary for Required fields.

    Currently the Validation Summary on a Nintex Form will report "This is a required field." for each empty required field. It would be nice if the field's display name or label was included automatically, e.g. "Title is a required field.", rather than specifying it for each individually in the Validation setting "Required error message".

    6 votes
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  16. Test Mode

    Have a Test/Debug mode option in the Workflow Settings that you can check an uncheck. Then for each action, allow a check box to enable or disable test mode. If Test mode is checked in the workflow settings, then any action with its Test Mode checked would be enabled. However when you uncheck the Test Mode box in Workflow setting (meaning its going live) then each action with Test Mode still checked would become disabled. This would be a good time saver for actions like Log to History and Send Notification where you only want them in your workflow for…

    102 votes
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  17. Workflow access to attachments

    Workflow access to attachments on list items seems extremely limited. The list item property "Attachments" tells me whether at least one attachment is present (True/False) but nothing else.

    I want the native ability in a workflow to see the attachments on a list items as a Collection so I can:

    1) Count the number of attachments
    2) Iterate through the attachments and for each one see:
    a) File name
    b) File type (extension)
    c) File type (MIME)
    d) Attachment URL
    c) File size
    etc.
    3) Add (by prompting the user to upload a file) attachment
    4) Add (by moving/copying a…

    120 votes
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  18. Message template header for site workflow

    In a list workflow it use the message template header in mail's and I can design (in the message template) as I wanted it with item from the list in the header (I have a item which are in all list Title)

    I would like to have a message template header designet to be used only in site workflow

    7 votes
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  19. 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.

    27 votes
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  20. Workflow description in Workflow Inventory

    When you hoover over a workflowname in de Workflow Inventory, the description of the workflow should be shown. This would help in using short workflow names AND finding them back very easy.
    Thanks,
    Peter

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