Nintex - Travel Request Scenario
I wanted to take a stab at a different type of post today. Most of my posts are around how to solve specific problems or how to achieve a particular piece of workflow logic in a reusable fashion. Todays post actually takes a number of my previous... read more
Thursday, April 17, 2014 2:49:00 PM
Nintex Workflow - Calculate Half the Size of a Collection UDA
Calculating the size of a Nintex Workflow collection variable is not hard to do. There is a Collection Operation action and it can be configured to do a Count on a collection variable and store the result in a Number variable. To get half of that... read more
Thursday, April 17, 2014 10:43:00 AM
Nintex Workflow - Moving a User to Another Organizational Unit
For a while, I didn't think there was an easy way to move an Active Directory user to a different Organizational Unit (OU) using Nintex Workflow. I thought that I'd need to write some code, maybe a web service or a custom action.
Well, it turns out ... read more
Friday, April 11, 2014 7:45:00 AM
Nintex Workflow - Action Set - Part 2 Impersonation
Part 1 of this series was about using Action Sets in Nintex Workflow, and it focused on making your workflows look nicer, so that it's easier to navigate the workflow and also how you can put actions into an Action Set and then save them as Snippet... read more
Tuesday, April 8, 2014 8:17:00 AM
Nintex Workflow - Developing a Custom Inline Function
In my eyes, I generally don't like to develop something if there's already software that does it. Why reinvent the wheel? But one thing that I find is a must in the software I look at, is that it can be extended through code.
Nintex Workflow can be ... read more
Wednesday, April 2, 2014 10:56:00 AM
Nintex Workflow - Approval based on User Status
Assigning tasks to users, sending out reminders, having escalation of tasks via delegation, these are all great concepts and available in Nintex Workflow out of the box.
Although waiting on users to respond is one way of building your workflow... read more
Monday, March 31, 2014 2:34:00 PM
Nintex Workflow - Get Attachment Urls UDA
It sounds like this might be difficult, but as it turns out, it's really not bad at all. What we are trying to do here, is get access to the urls of the documents that were attached to an Item or Task in SharePoint. In fact, building a Nintex... read more
Thursday, March 20, 2014 12:00:00 PM
Nintex Workflow - Updating an Excel Spreadsheet UDA
SharePoint 2013 (Enterprise edition) comes with Excel Services. One of the lesser known pieces of functionality, is the Excel Services web service. More information on it can be found here :... read more
Monday, March 10, 2014 8:59:00 AM
Nintex Workflow - Workflows on Surveys
Some of you may have noticed that SharePoint doesn't give you the option to start workflows on Surveys.
The workaround is to have a scheduled workflow that periodically checks for new survey responses. Designing that into a Nintex Workflow is... read more
Monday, February 24, 2014 7:43:00 AM
Nintex Forms - Tab like Functionality
Ever wanted to have a tab-like interface on your Nintex Form?
With some new functionality that was added to Nintex Forms, we can now simulate a tab control on our form. The functionality that was added, is a new setting for the Choice control... read more
Monday, February 10, 2014 11:24:00 AM