6 - Nintex Mobile/App Studio

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  1. Runtime functions for operation (+;-;*;/)

    I need the runtime functions for simple operators (+; -; *; /) available for Nintex mobile (IOS System).

    Nintex Mobile does not recognize these operators and only recognizes runtime functions but there are no runtime functions for these operators.

    68 votes
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    • Content Folders

      In App Studio you should be able to create folders inside Content menu items.
      For example, I can create a new content menu item for User Documents but I cannot currently create sub items under User Documents for organizing my content. I end up with 50 pdfs under one menu option or 10 additional content menu options.

      10 votes
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      • Nintex Mobile Web Service Control support

        Webservice Request is not supported on Nintex Mobile App, please add support for this as it's one of the default controls and it's one we use alot in Nintex Form.

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          @Jimmy thanks for offering this suggestion. If we did introduce this control we would not be able to support it in offline mode for obvious reasons.

          I’m interested in knowing if people would find this confusing or not as today all of Nintex Mobile’s controls work offline.

          If we begin to introduce controls that are inherently online and mix them with our current offline controls, then the person designing mobile forms and apps will need to remember which is which.

          Would this cause confusion?

        • Prompt for change password ---Nintex Mobile

          Nintex Mobile has a phenomenon is that if a user changed his password,he open the APP,it prompts password error ,then the user need
          to open the system setting and look around,until they can change it.The operation is troublesome.
          So,when user changed their password and open the APP again.
          Can you pop up the prompt box to remind the user to change the password?

          Our clients are in this situation, so can NiNtex Mobile increase the functionality of APP automatically prompting changes to the password dialog box?

          4 votes
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          • Scan Document Feature using Camera for IOS

            Since you can't add document attachments for IOS. I would like to request a feature for the attachment control for IOS where it auto recognize edges and auto crops so you can scan documents from the IOS camera and attach it as a PDF.

            10 votes
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            • Set value for list lookup control

              I am currently using a list lookup control to replace the unsupported lookup() function to get data from a list as described below:
              I have a list M with columns "User name", "Department", "Approver"
              I am creating a form in which I want to show the item creator's username, department and approver directly by looking up list M in either text box or calculated field.
              It comes out that the lookup() function is not supported in Nintex Mobile App
              As an alternative, I use a list lookup to lookup the department and approver from list M by filtering the username. …

              3 votes
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              • Button in Nintex Mobile

                I think a button in Nintex Mobile would be good.
                Common usage:
                1. go to next step (like a questionnaire)
                2. trigger warning message
                3. trigger an action

                3 votes
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                • Customised or more user-friendly warning for deleting child in Repeater

                  The current warning for deleting a child in repeating section is so technical and user-unfriendly. I do not accept this to be shown to my customer. Please allow customisation for the warning.

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                  • Validation message in control setting shown in Nintex Mobile

                    Currently validation settings in a control's setting are supported, yet the message is not shown when it is invalid. It is highly user-unfriendly. Although there is the "Rule" feature to validate and show message, the validation formula is limited, without being able to check for regular expression.

                    3 votes
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                    • ability to display repeating sections in a table-like format on mobile apps

                      Currently only on Windows tablet we render the repeating sections inline.

                      66 votes
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                      • Ability to unpublish a mobile form

                        While it's easy to remove a link to a desktop/web form, the only way to remove a form from the mobile app seems to be to delete it. It would be useful not to have to do that.

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                        • Support for Managed Metadata Fields in Mobile Apps

                          Managed Metadata is a core part of most SharePoint implementations yet these fields are not supported in Nintex Mobile Apps which is a major flaw and a blocker for most organisations from adopting the mobile apps.

                          3 votes
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                          • Controls

                            I'd like to suggest that the controls made available in the app be refreshed for a more modern mobile look. Currently PowerApps has a number of mobile friendly controls that are very useful that I believe Nintex Forms for Mobile would benefit from. In particular;

                            -a slider control for values between a Min and Max amount
                            -a timer control that allows you to perform an action on the form after a certain amount of time has passed
                            -ratings that give the user a nice visual way of giving something a rating in the app
                            -PDF viewer allows PDF's to be…

                            12 votes
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                            • Show Default Value and Description of fields

                              Dear Team, please provide the functionality to show the default value and description of SharePoint fields in Nintex forms implicitly.

                              3 votes
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                              • was an unsupported feature as for mobile app, lookup control doesn't support insert reference token such as current user token

                                for mobile app, lookup control doesn't support insert reference token such as current user token. Please make this consider this feature in a later release as it results in error on the mobile app due to the token issue.

                                14 votes
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                                • Connect to environment and do away with import / export

                                  When in App Studio, rather than having to import a form from to filter on, having the ability to connect to the NWC / O365 / OnPrem via Live to bring up a pick list of available forms to include in the app.

                                  9 votes
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                                  • People Picker: only allow users of SharePoint group

                                    In SharePoint people picker column settings I can define a SharePoint group. In desktop forms the people picker will only allow people from that very group.
                                    However, in Nintex Mobile the field still resolves all users from the Active Directory. We can't give all names out to all users and would want to have the same behaviour as in the desktop Nintex Form layout.

                                    16 votes
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                                    • Support attaching files, other than images, in iOS

                                      Currently, the iOS version of the Nintex Mobile app only allows attaching image files from the Photos library.

                                      It would be great to have the ability to attach other file types, such as PDFs or Office documents, either from the iOS device itself or from a cloud-based location like DropBox or OneDrive.

                                      35 votes
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                                      • Deletion of existing apps

                                        At the moment it's not possible to delete apps, instead you can just overwrite them. It would be great if it's possible to really delete them, if not needed anymore.

                                        7 votes
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                                        • Allow disabled fields to be saved

                                          Currently, if you disabled a field by a form rule, the value of this field will not be saved.

                                          This is quite confusing, due some times we need to set values automatically (and conditionally).

                                          For example, Validator 2 (people picker) must be:
                                          Johan Wilburg if my affiliate is UK (disabled, due it's automatically set)
                                          Anne Parnet if my affiliate is France (disabled, due it's automatically set)
                                          Other cases field not be set automatically and user must set it value manually.

                                          I can build rules to do that, but the problem is: If someone creates a new form or edit an…

                                          6 votes
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