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  1. Have more than 4 controls across in design

    When placing fields and I have 4 controls, but I may need to change some out but can't due to only having 4. EG>>

    City, Country, State, Zip Code
    If country equals Australia I want the drop down with Australian states
    If the country equals USA I want a drop down that only has USA states, But I can't because I can't design the form to include all the different State fields I require for my rules.

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      0 comments  ·  Form Designer  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Connection Error After Exiting Connection Creation

      Currently when you cancel creating a new connection from within the Connections Manager, there is always a message that there was a connection error: "An error has occurred with creating your connection. Please try again later."

      While the connection was not created, there also was not really an error, so this messaging should probably be updated to reflect what actually happened.

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      • Show expired trial more clearly when opening designer

        I would be nice to show a toaster indicating my trial has expired BEFORE I spend the time designing it and then finding out I cannot save it....

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          0 comments  ·  Workflow Designer  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • NWC SQL Queries - retrieve multiple columns

          The SQL connectors allow a designer to select a single column for select queries. Many times we wish to select multiple columns. Can these actions be modified so we can add an unlimited number of columns?

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          • Open/Restore an older Workflow Version

            Ability to open/restore an older version of the workflow incl. who and when created/modified the workflow.

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              2 comments  ·  Workflow Designer  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

              Thanks for the suggestion. Is there a particular reason you are restoring the older version of the workflow? I get the usefulness of the feature request – however I’m keen to understand the motivation – we may uncover other features or alternatives and that is what I’m keen on exploring.

            • support of complex math function

              support more complex methods of math operations, e.g.
              (varible1 * variable2) / variable3
              sum(var1, var2, var3, var4)
              other functions such as product(), mod(), power(), sqrt(), etc.

              3 votes
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                Open for voting  ·  2 comments  ·  Workflow Designer  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Allow comparison between Integer variables and decimals

                If I define two variables, X (as Integer) and Y (as Decimal) I should be able to perform basic math comparisons between them. But NWC does not allow these variables to be compared in a Condition action.

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                  Open for voting  ·  1 comment  ·  Workflow Designer  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • REST endpoints for external system to query Nintex Workflow Cloud

                  e.g.
                  REST endpoint to get list of workflow task
                  REST api to approve or update a workflow task
                  support of REST api is important when external systems needs to integrates with NWC.

                  e.g. external system calls external start workflow, returning the workflow instance id. External system calls api with instance id to get the workflow status, etc.

                  2 votes
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                    1 comment  ·  Workflow Designer  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                    Hi KK, what external hosts systems are you planning to integrate with?

                    In addition, what are your expectations around authorization and authentication when it comes to consuming these REST endpoints if we were to make them available?

                    Thanks.

                  • String to date action

                    We need to have a more complete approach to manipulating dates.

                    Scenario: External start receives a date value to a date field. Another systems (CRM Query Record action for example) take the date in another format.

                    Issue: Can't pass the variable to the Salesforce Query Record action as you can't get the date in the right format

                    Potential short term fix: Create a string to date action - we pass the date to the external start variable (string), maipulate string into right format, use 'string to date' action to set a date variable in a format that the Salesforce query…

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                    • Allow changes to Start Event

                      Once the workflow is saved with configured Start Event (e.g. Web Form), you are not allowed to change the Start Event for that workflow to other event such as External Start Event. I have a workflow started with Web Form, and the workflow grown to a size, now I wanted to change the Start Event to External Start, I found not way to do it.

                      Even I have the workflow exported, and created a new workflow and imported the workflow that I have exported. The event still stick to the Public Web Form....

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                        Open for voting  ·  1 comment  ·  Workflow Designer  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Call a web service action with credential/token from existing connector

                        Most of the REST API endpoints required to supply Authorization: Bearer as part of the Header, if a different version of the "call a web service" action is provided with the capability to make use of the Connector(s) in Nintex Workflow Cloud, that will open up the opportunity of all available endpoints of the external system to which we are integrating with.

                        e.g. All the Actions of the Sharepoint online covers only few endpoints of the Sharepoint Online. The proposed version of "call a web service" will make the Sharepoint Connector to be used to access all the available Sharepoint…

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                          0 comments  ·  Connectors  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                          Hi KK, thanks for the suggestion. As we’ve recently released Nintex Xtensions, why not build a Connector using the Nintex Xtensions Framework?

                          This makes the action much more reusable and easier to configure. Or is your request to do with something else?

                          Thanks!

                        • Graphical WF InProgress View

                          I would like to see graphical view of workflow progress like OnPrem.

                          10 votes
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