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  1. Query/Parse JSON Nintex Workflow for Sharepoint 2019

    In our current (sharepoint 2013) en future (sharepoint 2019) environment we want to use rest services based on json. Currently other services in our environment must translate the API response to sharepoint into XML because in Nintex can only parse the XML body using the Query XML action.

    I find this strange because json is very common for rest. I know there is a string manipulation workaround using expressions as

    (?<=(EMail&quot;\:&quot;))[^"]+

    I you have multiple fields than it will become quite messy to work like this. I would like a equivalent for Query XML as "Query JSON"

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  2. How to access a AAD Secured Azure Web App from Nintex Workflow in Sharepoint

    Hi,

    We have a Azure Web App secured with AAD Authentication(Not publicly accessible).

    How can we access the data from a SharePoint Online Nintex Workflow?

    Please share few links if its doable.

    Thanks
    Snehasis Samal

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  3. Handling list of users with non-claim format user names in the "set item permissions" action

    I have logged a support ticket#00302605, but advised to log it here as well.
    The “Assign Flexi task” action can handle the non-claims format user names, while the “Set item permissions” can’t, they are not consistent.
    The users have all be migrated to claims in SP2013, but we have a large number of workflows that use the non-claims format user names, we are expecting the “Set permission” actions to be able to handle the non-claims format user names like the “Assign Flexi task” action.

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  4. For Sharepoint Item, Retention Policy

    For Sharepoint Item, Retention Policy please allow the Sharepoint List workflow created in Nintes to appear on option of "Start Workflow".

    I am using the Office 365 Sharepoint site.

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  5. Suggested Processes > Enable alerts or add to owner/expert/champion dashboard

    When a user suggests a process for another team to write, it would be ideal if the suggested Expert/Owner received an email alert so they can review. Alternatively, the suggested process is added to the Owner/Expert dashboards.

    IF an expert/owner is not specified when a user suggests a new processes, then a group should be required, so an alert can be sent to the Group Champion for follow up. Alternatively, it is added to the Champions dashboard.

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  6. Web Service to end Workflow or extend TerminateWorkflowByNameForListItem

    Please provide a Web-Service-Method that a defined Workflow can be ended with a given status.
    Or Change the definition of TerminateWorkflowByNameForListItem and add a new parameter [string workflowStatus]

    Currently we use TerminateWorkflowByNameForListItem but Workflowstatus is canceled then. We would have the possibility to assign Completed to the Workflow.

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  7. Nintex Sign powered by Adobe Sign attach final Audit Report

    Would like to have the action 'Nintex Sign powered by Adobe Sign' to also attach the Audi Report along with the signed document.

    [ ref:00D90q6Cb.5002v2Tfk5q:ref ]

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  8. Set Security Permission for Active Directory items

    We would like to create Shared Exchange Mailboxes with Nintex Workflows.

    Creating a user in Active Directory and provision the account in Exchange ist working. But it is not possible to set the "Send as" Security Permission for the item.

    Please provide an action to modify Active Directory Security settings

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  9. Need to include HTML Content in Word while using Doc Gen. Its not working currently.

    Need to include HTML Content in Word while using Doc Gen. Its not working currently.

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  10. 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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  11. Possible Security Vulnabirity using "From" in Send Email Notification Action

    Issue: Anyone can send email notification on behalf of any other user, this is not restricted by (if user is the WF owner, or even a site owner or even a user in the list of users and information in a sharepoint site).

    Possible Solution: restrict the access of A WF by site users only

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  12. Lazy Approval Token

    I encountered a situation with a customer in which the Lazy Approval Token contained an offensive word. I recommend creating the ability to screen the alpha character token for offensive words or create the ability for the token to be a numeric value.

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  14. add the ability to batch the modification of item permissions

    Hiya,

    Please could you change the behaviour of how the update item permission works, to modify the permissions in batches.

    There are instances where this fails due to the large number of items/users/groups that it's attempting update.

    It would be great if this could be done in smaller batches so that it doesn't timeout/fail

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  15. You know, I think error logic as a whole is backwards. I think actions should only 'break' the workflow when they are instructed to do so.

    You know, I think error logic as a whole is backwards. I think actions should only 'break' the workflow when they are instructed to do so.

    I am using a Copy Item Action which (for me) does not have error handling and it is doing exactly what I want it to do but halting the workflow on an error which I now have to manage.

    Alternatively, a checkbox in the Action that simply ignored errors might suffice.

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  16. Customize copy item to and from fields

    It would be helpful if we could also use variables in the to and from field on the Copy Item workflow action.

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  17. Overwriting an existing UDA in designer and Manage User Defined Actions section

    Since we can overwrite an existing workflow by importing and then saving over an existing workflow, I propose the same functionality can be applied to designing a UDA.

    For UDAs that cannot be promoted to farm level for whatever reason, a UDA would need to be imported into whatever sites are going to be using it. In my situation, we develop a UDA in a site designed for testing, and when our changes are ready to be deployed we'd then have to replicate those changes into the UDAs being deployed in production.

    From my understanding, if we were even going…

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  18. Ability to connect Flexitasks in a workflow

    User should be able to establish a sort of connection between two or more flexitasks (e.g. there are flexi tasks in the workflow). The idea is to make the attachments visible to other user's in the workflow who have been assigned the task. currently if a user uploads some attachments in his task form, other user's who are assigned tasks later in the workflow can't see the attachment uploaded by the user earlier, since attachments are form specific.

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  19. When date/time variable is written to history log, local/utc flag is not taken into account

    let’s have a datetime workflow variable where output of Date calculation action is stored.
    If such a datetime variable is written to the workflow history log, it doesn’t respect what kind of date (local/UTC) it holds.

    I have defined my base datetime value as: 20.04.2018 17:25

    I have supplied it to Calculate date action as input and configure the action to consider it being LOCAL time (GMT+2 in my case) and add all the zeros.
    I’ve got correct ISO string output => ISOlocal: 2017-04-20T15:25:00Z
    I’ve got correct Date output (source time was in local time zone, so no difference expected)…

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  20. Show Code

    Nintex is a great tool for non developer to get idea of what goes into development to help understand the logic and get into development.
    It would be great to see the behind the scenes code for the whole workflow. And you should be able to select languages from drop down.

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