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 Forms for Office 365 - Dynamically Generated Hyperlinks
Today, I had a request on how to have links to documents in a Nintex Form (O365), but specifically in a Task form that was created from Nintex Workflow for Office 365. It's an interesting question, since at this stage, we don't have access to Nintex ... read more
Tuesday, January 12, 2016 1:18:00 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
Nintex Workflow - Talking to Esri ArcGIS UDAs
Looking at talking to a Geographic Information System from an automated business process? Well, Nintex Workflow will let you talk to most any system that has a web API. A great example of that, is Esri ArcGIS.
As long as you have applied for... read more
Wednesday, December 30, 2015 2:01:00 PM
Nintex Workflow - Insightly UDAs
Recently, I was asked whether Nintex Workflow can talk to Insightly. Insightly is Googles CRM product. So as it's the end of the year (2015) and I want to hit 50 User Defined Actions on this site, I decided to try to talk to Insightly. I created the ... read more
Wednesday, December 23, 2015 12:17:00 PM
Nintex Workflow - Copy to SharePoint UDA
You'll see in the video below, that I've found the Copy to SharePoint action very powerful, but the down side, is that it only runs on the current item the workflow is running on. If it's a document, it will copy the document to another document... read more
Wednesday, December 16, 2015 10:29:00 AM
Nintex Workflow - Store and Retrieve Data UDA
Lately, I've had conversation with a number of people around getting running workflows to communicate to each other. Send data back and forth. Send some information from one workflow to another, to get it to do some work.
You can do this with the ... read more
Monday, November 30, 2015 11:01:00 AM