1 - Nintex Workflow for SharePoint

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  1. Mark flexi task path as approval or denial

    It would be nice to mark a flexi task path as "approval path" or "reject path". Normal approval action will be shown as red or green depending on denial or approval. Flexi action is always green as it doesn't know which is an approval or denial.
    For better showing denials it would be nice to have that functionality.

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  2. Actions involving multiple fields - be able to change field order

    For actions that involve adding fields (eg. Update Item, Create Item), I would like to be able to change the order of the fields once they are added. This would help when checking that all the correct fields are added and also help in troubleshooting.

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  3. Control Nintex features activation

    I'm hoping we are not the only organization that wants to control who can create Nintex workflows while allowing site collection administrators and site owners the ability to manage other aspects of their sites.

    We are aware we can manage permissions at the site collection level via the "Allow Workflow Designers" however that requires us to touch every site to alter this.

    It would be nice to give organizations an option on controlling permissions either at the farm level or the site collection level. This will allow organizations that don't want users haphazardly creating workflows and then looking for the…

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  4. Add keyboard recognition to drop down menus

    When any drop down box appears, I would like to type a letter on my keyboard and have the cursor jump down the list to the first item that begins with that letter. For example, if I have a list with 50 fields on it, it would be good not to have to scroll down the list each time with my mouse (it reduces the amount of time I am swapping between mouse and keyboard). Thanks

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  5. Colourblind-friendly visual markers for workflow statuses and Designer UI

    Currently the Workflow Status page uses green/yellow/red to denote steps that were completed/in progress/errored, however the shades chosen for these are indistinguishable to some colour-blind people. This means that they cannot tell for instance whether a step is in progress or errored. Also, currently the only indication that a step is "disabled" is its image being shifted to greyscale which is also problematic for others including myself.

    Some sort of visual indicator of the step's state beyond RGY and full-colour/greyscale would immensely help to support workflow developers and designers who are colour-blind.

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  6. A way to confirm the servers enlisted in the license file

    Hello team,

    Our customer complains about the file format of Nintex license file, because it's impossible to verify which machines are registered in the license file unless the file is actually loaded to the server to which its license is assigned. They need a feature or a tool to dump a list of servers enlisted in the license file. The feature would enable the user to check whether the license is sufficient or insufficient for customer's farm even before the farm is deployed.

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  7. Update yellow pearl icon from 16bit to 32bit

    This is very minor, but please update the yellow pearl graphic in Nintex Workflow to be 32 bit colors. It looks like something from 1995.

    This is the yellow graphic you see when hovering or dragging actions over empty spots in the Designer.

    Thanks!

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  8. Global Flexi-Task Content Type Update

    Would be great if you could globally update the Task Content Type that the Flexi-Task actions are using. This way if you need to use the InfoPath Content Type, or a custom Content Type throughout the environment, you don't have to update every single Flexi-Task action to use this new 'default' Content Type.

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  9. Add Lync/People Presence

    We would like to have Lync/People Presence displayed in IE without needing to hover over the person's name (similar to the experience within native SharePoint).

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  10. Customize Request Data Task Form in Reusable Workflow

    Actually, Request Data action doesn't allow to customize the task form (with Nintex Forms or with InfoPath) if that specific action is used in a Reusable Workflow Template (the button in the ribbon to Edit Task Form is simply missing).

    Nintex Support has told me that's by design but I think that all actions that involve tasks may have their task form customized.

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  11. Workflow Inventory for the site collection

    Provide an option to see the workflow inventory across the entire site collection, or from the current site and all sub-sites.

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  12. Send workflow errors to Workflow designer

    Currently workflow error email messages are sent to either the initiator or admins that are defined in Central Admin.

    The problem is that initiators are non technical users and typically get confused by the email.

    And as an admin, I get bombarded with hundreds of messages workflow error messages every day. (We are a large Nintex shop.)

    It would be better if the email went to the group that designed / owns the workflow.

    Please add an option to send error messages to the person that designed / last modified the workflow.
    Or even better, send the error message to…

    12 votes
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  13. Workflow Inventory Enhancement in 2010

    In Workflow 2010 2.4.7.0 - Workflow inventory, its hard to identify whether the workflow is unpublished or not. Because there is no unpublished column in the view. Can you please add diferent view for saved workflow , published workflow and unpublished workflow?

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  14. Build a Visual Studio add-in to design workflows offline in a descent editor

    The only good editors I have ever used have been desktop applications. Visual Studio, InfoPath.
    These offer far more advanced user experiences to author solutions.
    They are inherently built for offline and they are more stable and offer great keyboard support to build robust solutions.
    The Nintex web based designer is terrible to work with and no developer should have to deal with the design experience you offer in 2016.

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  15. Open up the memory size

    The workflow is limited to 500-600mb which means fewer actions and all forms must be very simple and have very few rules. The only way around this is to have multiple workflows that start the next at the end of each one. A workflow should be able to encompass a whole procedure in one workflow instance.

    At the very least it should warn you the workflow has exceeded the memory space and not allow you to continue to work.

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  16. delete variable or modify a variable type

    You should be able to remove or modify a variable from the workflow variables menu. You can currently delete a variable, but only after ALL references to the variable have been removed from the workflow, which is tedious.

    I understand that this COULD result in workflow functionality breaking, but I think my below potential solutions would thoroughly address this:

    1. Only delete/modify IF the change does not break the functionality of the workflow. As an example, perhaps it made more sense to store some string data as a "single line of text" instead of "multiple lines of text" for use in…

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  17. Allow Flexi Tasks to send tasks to 5000 users.

    I need to assign more than 53 tasks at a time(53 was the max number of tasks that nintex would send out).

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  18. Track UDA changes made by user

    There isn't any way to track UDA changes if a user deletes it or do other stuff like edit or import, export. It would be good to have some logs of user actions.

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  19. Add ability to make changes to a workflow form without having to republish the workflow

    I would like to be able to change a workflow form and see the changes on a running instance, rather than having to republish the workflow and start a new workflow

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  20. Ability to use the form ID as a reference

    To deep link into a form, we have to use the MobileId found in the XML when exporting a form. We would like to have the ID in a workflow reference to automate the sending of a notification on the current item in a list. Or have a means to query a list from a site workflow to get the Form's ID to again, automate notifications for users to use mobile and submit a form. Tasks are another case for needing this reference. A todo task could be for a user to create an item. I would like to add…

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