You may have encountered some "Workflow Infrastructure" messages in your SharePoint logs that state :
"Declarative workflows cannot automatically start if the triggering action was performed by System Account".
There are two possibilities for this ... read more
Monday, January 28, 2013 7:59:00 PM
Today I talked to a customer (Kevin Dunn at DH Pace, Inc.) who had a need to purge some data from the Nintex Workflow History List. The NWAdmin tool helps with purging data from the Nintex Workflow history lists and there's also a way to do ... read more
Wednesday, December 19, 2012 2:17:00 PM
If you've been using Nintex Workflow for quite some time, you'll find that your NintexWorkflowHistory list can grow quite rapidly. There are some limitations in SharePoint in regards to performance of lists that grow to be quite large. ... read more
Tuesday, December 18, 2012 3:07:00 PM
An interesting topic of conversation came up the other day, which was using Nintex Workflow in a Database creation request list in SharePoint.
The idea was to have a list in SharePoint where a user would create an item by filling in some form. It... read more
Friday, December 14, 2012 10:48:00 PM
Inline Functions are a great extension to Nintex Workflow. They open up the ability to do some amazing string manipulation. But what happens when they don't work? Why don't they work?
A text variable (textSample) has the value "Hello... read more
Friday, December 14, 2012 3:03:00 PM
It seems that getting information out of a CSV file and into SharePoint is a common request. I'm sure there a number of ways to get this done, but this post will be about how to parse CSV files using Nintex Workflow.
We first start off with a... read more
Thursday, December 6, 2012 2:04:00 PM
With the release of build 1.2 of Nintex Forms, we have the introduction of the new Rules Engine.
Sunday, November 25, 2012 8:58:00 AM
The Nintex Workflow Set Item Permissions action allows you to give certain permissions to users for the current item the workflow is running on. The out-of-the-box action usually shows you the normal permissions:
Full... read more
Wednesday, November 21, 2012 3:41:00 PM
When a Nintex workflow runs in SharePoint, it can have one of a number of states.
Below is a list of the out-of-the-box SharePoint workflow states.
StatusInternal Status IDDescription
The workflow has not... read more
Friday, November 16, 2012 12:52:00 PM
Nintex Workflow comes with a concept called Safe Looping, which is enabled by default.
Safe Looping was created to protect the SharePoint environment from a workflow which goes into a infinite loop and inadvertantly affects the SharePoint... read more
Sunday, November 4, 2012 8:59:00 AM