1 - Nintex Workflow for SharePoint

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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. Improve the RTE

    It is difficult to maintain a formulae in the RTE, particularly if it needs to be updated.
    Instead the cursor jumps to the front of the text, or a large portion of the formulae gets deleted when trying to delete a reference.

    Ref: ref:00D90q6Cb.5002v2G0BNm:ref

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  3. Remove form redirect option from workflow start form

    On a workflow start form, when a redirect URL is set for the start button, it does not redirect when the button is clicked. This has since been confirmed as expected behaviour as the “Microsoft SharePoint workflow engine” will take control …start the WF and then redirect back to whatever Microsoft designed it to do. The Nintex Form does not have any context after you click the “Start” workflow button as its SharePoint Microsoft taking control from this point.

    To avoid confusion, can the option to set a redirect URL be removed from the workflow Start form altogether?

    [ ref:…

    7 votes
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  4. Workflows and Forms in a tenant

    I think we should have an admin view which shows all nintex workflows and forms with site details. It helps with license management.

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  5. Set the task delegation comment into not required

    When the task set to allow delegation, the user need to input the comment before delegate the task.
    It will be useful if there is setting to make this comment into not required field.

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  6. Publish a Nintex Workflow with Powershell

    Currently, a workflow can only be deployed (i.e. saved) via the NWAdmin PowerShell (https://community.nintex.com/t5/Community-Blogs/Export-and-Deploy-a-Nintex-Workflow-with-PowerShell/ba-p/78577), using the "DeployWorkflow" command.

    If you want to publish it then you need to do it manually through the UI.

    Allowing to actually publish workflows through the NWAdmin PowerShell would be a great addition.

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  7. 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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  8. state machine/action set lane background colors

    General idea: Allow for background colors to be applied within state machine branches and action sets.

    Problem 1: Working with large state machines that have many branches it can be easy to lose track of which branch you're looking at. Especially when one branch can span your screen width-wise.

    Problem 2: Working inside nested action sets can leave you confused as to which action set you're modifying actions in.

    Solution: Allow the ability to apply background colors(and patterns such as vertical striped, horizontal striped, diagonal striped, etc.) to action sets and branches of state machines. Other areas may benefit from…

    3 votes
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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. Chrome and Firefox support for Nintex Forms and Workflow 2013

    Chrome and Firefox support for Nintex Forms and Workflow 2013

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  12. FTP connector

    It would be so great to have actions to be able to upload documents from a SharePoint library to an FTP server and also download documents from an FTP server to a SharePoint library

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  13. :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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  14. Delete an app in Nintex App Studio

    Please add an option to delete an app from Nintex Mobile App Studio

    4 votes
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  15. Additional logging on the Copy To Sharepoint action

    For troubleshooting purposes, please add additional logging details of how the item property values are being processed.

    As well as, an option to cause the workflow to error if any of the item properties failed to copy.

    ref:00D90q6Cb.5009026Au86:ref

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  16. Enable new lin option in History action

    Please give us a why to format the history list at least enable enter ( new line ) to work because currently it is disabled.

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  17. 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.

    5 votes
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  18. Update Nintex Workflow Scheduler to process workflows in order of NextRunTime

    The stored procedure called by the Nintex Workflow Scheduler job does not contain an "order by" section. Because of this design, items execute in the order of the WorkflowSchedule table's default sort (column ScheduleID) rather than sequentially by the NextRunTime field. This forces newly scheduled workflows to always be last in line even in cases when they should really be first. I have had cases where not enforcing an order caused delayed workflows to run hours behind workflows they should have finished in front of.

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  19. enable prerequisite service on a specific server from External settings for workflow page

    can you provide the option to be able to select which server to enable live prerequisite service on from central admin =>Nintex workflow managment => External service for workflow

    [ ref:00D90q6Cb.5009028Qjh4:ref ]

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  20. Create User AD action to support password policy change above 10 characters

    When amending password policy for more complicated (more than 10 characters) in the AD, the "Create User AD" action should support that change.

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