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  1. SQL Request Control Support for Office 365

    The SQL Request control is only currently available on Nintex Forms for SharePoint on-premise and not Office 365.

    Could we get this supported in Office 365?

    Regards

    Chad

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  2. Custom theme options for each element in responsive forms.

    The ability to set custom styles and themes for specific items in the responsive forms.

    For example.

    I have added 2 buttons, I want one to show as blue and the other as red. This is currently not possible with the out of box theme designer.

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    Under Review  ·  Euan Gamble responded

    Thanks for your suggestion Jake. We are currently building our new version of Responsive Forms and reconsidering how the style builder works.

    We may reach out to you in the future for your feedback.

  3. Responsive forms rule to populate people control

    Rules currently allow you to set field value of textbox controls. We would like to use a rule to populate a people control (i,e, set manager field people control based on another people control using user profile lookup).

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    Under Review  ·  Euan Gamble responded

    Thanks for your suggestion Cassy. With Universal Forms, you will be able to set the value of any control. I just tested setting the People Picker control in a test environment.

    Would the person be hardcoded in the rule? Or would you expect a UserProfileLookup runtime function output to populate the field? Let me know in the comments below.

    Cheers,
    Euan

  4. SQL Request Control - Trigger SQL request on button click

    Trigger SQL request on button click without save or submit the form.

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    Under Review  ·  Euan Gamble responded

    Thanks for your suggestion Mohammad.

    We have been discussing this internally and added this functionality to the backlog.

    Cheers,
    Euan

  5. Add option to hide controls (such as bottons) when printing to pdf

    Currently (Nintex 2013 I cannot hide controls for printing (e.g. buttons such as print, close, etc.) Would be good to have a common property like "isBeingPrinted"in the formula builder that could be used to hide the element.

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    Under Review  ·  Euan Gamble responded

    As we are currently building Universal Forms, we are considering how the buttons appear on the form and in the ribbon. We are taking a very minimal approach to the ribbon.

    If you have any more feedback, please provide it in the comments section below.

    Cheers,
    Euan

  6. Validate formula within the formula builder

    Hi

    Firstly I cannot see if this has been requested before, apologies if it has!

    I was wondering if it was possible to have a validate button added to the formula builder screen at all? This would be extremely helpful when creating formulas.

    I have attached screenshot from another program I use which has something similar when I create formulas.

    Thanks

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    Under Review  ·  Euan Gamble responded

    Thanks for your suggestion Karen.

    We often get a lot of feedback about the formula builder which we are incorporating into our new formula builder for Universal Forms. Our new Formula Builder will ensure the formula validates while building. The builder will not allow you to save if the formula is invalid. This builder will also include help text to let you know if and why the formulas is not correct.

    This has not been released as yet, but once it has been released, I will update this idea.

    Cheers,
    Euan

  7. SQL Request Control - Multiple Fields in Query Results

    In its "Run Now" option, the SQL Request control can use SQL queries returning multiple results. Even a query such as
    SELECT * FROM tableName is valid.

    However, same SQL Request control fails to parse data when having multiple fields.

    In Nintex Forms 2013 Help document, last updated on Friday January 2016, Nintex gives an example of:

    select FirstName, EmployeeID from Employees where Title like 'Title'

    This query fails since we're asking for 2 fields, FirstName and EmployeeID.

    In its current version, returning single result, we have to send a query for each field we need.
    This makes a lot…

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    Under Review  ·  Euan Gamble responded

    Returning a data set rather than a single value is something we have discussed internally and are interested to explore. We will be revisiting how we query for data as we are building Universal Forms.

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    Under Review  ·  Euan Gamble responded

    This will be something we will include when we bring the New Responsive designer to SharePoint.

    Cheers,
    Euan

  9. Possibility to insert a Digital Signature in a Nintex Form

    In Word you have a nice option to insert a Digital Signature. Right now you are losing that option when you migrate your Word forms to Nintex Forms. There was a great add-on for this ;)

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    Under Review  ·  Euan Gamble responded

    Hi Auke,

    Within Universal Forms, we now have a digital signature for web and mobile.

    Would a signautre control fulfill this requirement, or do you require a digital signature file upload?

    Please provide more feedback in the comments section below.

    Thanks,
    Euan

  10. Create separate formatting and validation rules for multiple Attachment controls

    Now that we have the ability to have multiple Attachment controls on a list item form, we need the ability to create different rules for each Attachment control. For example: Attachment A is always required, Attachment B is required if Named Control 1 equals a specific value, Attachment C is only visible and required if Named Control 2 equals a specific value, etc.

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    Under Review  ·  Euan Gamble responded

    Hi Nicole,

    I believe this functionality will be available in Universal Forms for SharePoint in the new rules builder.

    I will update this feature when we get closer to release.

    Cheers,
    Euan

  11. Cascading Lookups need re-work

    Currently building cascading lookups is cumbersome and very restrictive in where I can get data from. Having to create separate lists for populate the cascading values is not sustainable. I should be able to populate Form variables to filter and pull data from, also should be able to filter and get choices from unbound choice fields. Also the postback that currently happens is a real deterrent from using the controls. Re loading the form and having to scroll back to where you were at, isn't a very good user experience.

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    Under Review  ·  Euan Gamble responded

    Thanks for your suggestion Dan.

    We will certainly be considering how cascading lookups are configured when we rebuild the List Lookup control for Universal Forms.

    If you have specific feedback regarding your experience, please provide it in the comments section below.

    Thanks,
    Euan

  12. Add dynamic dates as Default value in Date/Time picker

    It would be good to have the possibility to assign calculated dates as Default value of a Date/Time control.

    For example: First/Last day of the month, n days from now, yesterday/tomorrow.

    Thanks

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    Under Review  ·  Euan Gamble responded

    Thanks for your suggestion Stefano. We are currently building this for Universal Forms for SharePoint.

    I will update this feature when we get closer to the release of Universal Forms for SharePoint.

  13. Sort 'Connected to' dropdown and allow keyboard typing search

    Ability for the 'Connected to' dropdown to be sorted alphabetically. Currently if I have 200 fields, it is hard to find them from the dropdown.

    Also if I can start typing the field name, it should go to the first found item. Makes it quicker for development.

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    Under Review  ·  Daniel Kinal responded

    Thanks Felix. Agree that this would be useful where the number of list columns is high.

  14. Different layouts for New / Edit / Display mode (and print)

    For larger forms it can be quite complicated to manage different designs for New / Edit / Display mode all in one single form.

    In addition to having the ability to use rules, coniditional field properties, panels and custom JavaScript, it would be nice to have additional layouts for this modes like in InfoPath.

    Forms would then be more easy to read and understand for form designers.

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    Under Review  ·  Euan Gamble responded

    Hi all,

    With the development of Universal Forms, we are looking at how the current form modes are supported in the existing product.

    At this time we are still planning to continue using functions to detect form modes. This is so we are able to support migrations but also give a lot of flexibility in the rules engine.

    We do not plan to bring different layouts to Universal Forms at this time. As we are introducing multipage to Universal Forms, we do need to figure out how a multipage form will be printed and is under consideration.

    I will update this feature when we release an Advance Preview of Universal Forms if our position changes based on feedback.

    Cheers,
    Euan

  15. Improve performance by replacing SharePoint's DataFormWebPart control with a better alternative

    There is an aditional load time when using a Nintex Forms List View control, because this utilizes the (slow) SharePoint DataFormWebPart control.

    Please remove this dependency and replace it with a better alternative.

    User experience and acceptance would improve a lot because of reduced load times for forms.

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    Under Review  ·  Daniel Kinal responded

    Thanks. This has been passed over to the development team for review and assessment of alternatives.

  16. Generating Forms Preview

    When you preview a Form you need to click the Preview button in the ribbon then on the next screen select the device type and then hit generate preview. I think it would be much simpler and quicker to have a drop-down on the preview button which shows the list of device types, then you just select one and it will generate the preview.. Simpler user experience

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    Under Review  ·  Euan Gamble responded

    Thanks for your suggestion Rick.

    This feedback has been incorporated into our new Preview mode of Universal Forms.

    I will update this feature when we ship Universal Forms for SharePoint.

  17. Ability to disable controls in nintex forms 2010 from CA

    I am looking for ability to disable some controls(like geo location,BCS,etc) from central admin to the end users. as BCS support is not provided to end users in sharepoint enviroment

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    Under Review  ·  Daniel Kinal responded

    Thanks for the suggestion. Are you suggesting a similar capability to the one for actions in Nintex Workflow?

  18. IsMemberOfGroup Inline Function Enhancement

    It would be awesome of IsMemberOfGroup supported AD Groups as well as SharePoint groups. Many business requirements want to leverage the existing groups in the AD, so creating another group in SharePoint simply to replicate an existing group to get this working adds administrative overhead. This could be a big win when permissioning forms panels and showing/hiding controls based on memberships to AD Groups.

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    Under Review  ·  Euan Gamble responded

    Thanks for your suggestion Jason.

    As we are currently working on Universal Forms and rebuilding all the functions in our new forms technology, I will add this to the backlog.

    Cheers,
    Euan

  19. Managed Metadata controls in Repeated Section

    Currently it is not supported to place a Managed Metadata control in a Repeated Section. My client uses Managed Metadata for key business Term Sets and it would be very useful to lift restrictions around how these can be referenced in Forms.

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    Under Review  ·  Euan Gamble responded

    We want to add more controls to the repeating section and this is something we are working on with Universal Forms.

    In the future we should be able to support most controls in the repeating section.

    I will update this feature when I can confirm this will be available in Universal Forms.

    Cheers,
    Euan

  20. More advanced filtering for connected lookup controls

    Lookup controls allow filtering as shown in the attached screenshot. Filtering however is limited to one field.
    I would love to be able te filter on multiple fields with (multiple) AND/OR operators.

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    Under Review  ·  Euan Gamble responded

    Hi all,

    We will soon begin the development of the List Lookup control for Universal Forms and take this feature request under consideration.

    Cheers,
    Euan

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