Nintex Workflow - Restart a Child Workflow
I'm going to keep this one short. No screenshots.. Everything is explained in the video.
The aim of this scenario, is that you have a workflow that can fail, but you have no way of preventing that. Certain actions don't have Error... read more
Friday, December 30, 2016 12:09:00 PM
Nintex Workflow - Update Multiple Lines of Text
Over a year ago, I had a need to have a workflow update/append text to a Multiple Lines of Text field. I figured out one way to do it, based on having a MLoT field that was set to Enhanced rich text. Then I completely forgot to blog about it. This... read more
Saturday, October 15, 2016 10:23:00 AM
Nintex Workflow - Get Date with No Time UDA
A Brazilian friend of mine reached out to me, where she had a DateTime field on a list that was configured to only be a Date. But when trying to compare the current date in the workflow to the value in the field, it would never match. That makes... read more
Tuesday, October 11, 2016 8:56:00 PM
Nintex Workflow - Wunderlist UDAs
Thanks to my wife for putting me on the Wunderlist train. Not sure where I've been hiding, that I've never seen this before. It's been pretty awesome to use and it allows my wife and I to have a centralized list or lists, where we can both add, edit ... read more
Thursday, July 28, 2016 3:32:00 PM
Nintex Workflow - Wait for Item Change
This interesting question came up on the Nintex Community - Making the workflow wait for one of 4 fields to change.
Since the Wait for Item Update action in Nintex Workflow only supports one condition, how do build logic into our workflow that... read more
Thursday, May 5, 2016 8:36:00 AM
Nintex Workflow - Reverse Parsing Collections
Parsing collections is often used in Nintex Workflows. I showed it here in an old blog post - Iterate through Related Collections. But what came up recently, was reverse parsing collections.
That was an interesting challenge, since what I didn't ... read more
Monday, February 29, 2016 11:27:00 PM
Nintex Workflow - Get Recurring Events UDA
This comes up fairly regularly, so it was a good time to post about this. Especially after an exciting and inspiring Nintex InspireX User Conference.
I'm talking about the ability for a workflow to query a SharePoint calendar, and get recurring... read more
Monday, February 29, 2016 5:12:00 PM
Nintex Workflow - Replacing in a Collection UDA
I'm going to do a quick post today, since it's time to head home from the awesome Nintex InspireX event in Las Vegas.
I had the question of replacing some text in all the values in a Collection.
Imagine having a collection with values... read more
Thursday, February 25, 2016 12:26:00 PM
Nintex Workflow - Get File Extension UDA
Although figuring out the file type can be as simple as checking the content type, sometimes that doesn't give us the data we need. In this case, any document can be uploaded to a document library in SharePoint and I have a need to figure out the... read more
Wednesday, January 20, 2016 11:05:00 PM
Nintex Workflow - Display Name of Created By
In Nintex Workflow, if you simply use the Created By or Modified By properties of a SharePoint List Item / Document, you will most likely get a domain\login format.
If this value is something you want to use in an email, notification, document... read more
Thursday, December 31, 2015 9:36:00 AM