After many moons, I finally decided to sit down and automate some work that I regulary did manually. One of the steps required a url to be encoded so I could post it to another site.
There's no action in Nintex Workflow to encode a url this way,... read more
Saturday, June 1, 2013 4:46:00 PM
A new addition to the PowerShell script for Nintex Workflow that I've been working on, so that you can get a report of the total number of actions in a workflow and also how many times each type of action is used.
The usage is quite... read more
Tuesday, May 28, 2013 10:13:00 AM
Some of you may be aware of a post from Microsoft that describes what is and isn't allowed for text in Site names, Folder names and File names : http://support.microsoft.com/kb/905231
I thought it would be a good bit of logic to make into a User... read more
Tuesday, May 14, 2013 11:41:00 PM
This post is superceded now by Dan Stolls awesome post on a new inline function
There's not much to say about this post. I had been asked about pulling our Query... read more
Tuesday, May 14, 2013 5:40:00 PM
If you haven't seen Nintex Forms, go and either download a trial or a hosted trial. You'll find that if you have any number of fields in your list and generate a Nintex Form for it, it will automatically generate a visually appealing, user friendly ... read more
Tuesday, May 7, 2013 9:11:00 AM
Lame picture above ha? :)
Cookies are a common technology used when filling in forms online (and they have other uses). I found a common theme in some of the forms I was designing using Nintex Forms and I thought I'd utilize cookies to store some ... read more
Saturday, April 27, 2013 9:05:00 AM
Some of you may be using the "Set Workflow Status" action in Nintex Workflow, which allows you to create custom workflow statuses (statii?).
I just had a need to find out what status codes sharePoint thinks are available for my workflow, since... read more
Friday, April 26, 2013 11:24:00 AM
In the past, I've been asked for the best way to have an approval form where some more information will be required from the approver.
Rather than InfoPath (which I've generally had headaches with) or developing a custom form in C# to... read more
Sunday, April 7, 2013 8:56:00 AM
The question of Empty Date fields in SharePoint and how to use them in Nintex Workflow seems to come up often. It's something I probably should have posted about before, but it kept slipping my mind.
Today, I got asked by a user if i could write... read more
Saturday, April 6, 2013 12:23:00 AM
Nintex Workflow comes with a Create Site Collection action. In most scenarios, that would be sufficient. But there are occassions where you need to it be a little more dynamic.
In the current action, the Template property of this action is a drop ... read more
Wednesday, April 3, 2013 2:32:00 PM