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Q. Where can I get the Nintex Workflow 2013 SDK?

A. The location has recently changed and can be found here: link to SDK. With that, you'll be able to build custom actions, inline functions, build SP deployments to publish workflows and custom actions.


Nintex Product Versions

Product Version
Nintex for SharePoint 2016 (English) (8th March 2017)
Nintex for SharePoint 2016 (Int'l) (8th March 2017)
Nintex Workflow 2013 (English) (8th March 2017)
Nintex Workflow 2013 (Int'l) (8th March 2017)
Nintex Workflow 2010 (English) (8th March 2017)
Nintex Workflow 2010 (Int'l) (8th March 2017)
Nintex Workflow for Project Server 2010 (English) (24th December 2015)
Nintex Workflow for Project Server 2010 (Int'l) (24th December 2015)
Nintex Workflow for Project Server 2013 (2nd November 2016)
Nintex Workflow 2007 (English) 11310 (12th June 2012)
Nintex Workflow 2007 (Int'l) 11310 (12th June 2012)
Nintex Forms 2013 (English) (8th March 2017)
Nintex Forms 2013 (Int'l) (8th March 2017)
Nintex Forms 2010 (English) (25th January 2017)
Nintex Forms 2010 (Int'l) (25th January 2017)
Nintex Mobile (21st January 2017)
Nintex App Studio 30th January 2017
Nintex Workflow for Office 365 15th June 2016
Nintex Forms for Office 365 15th June 2016



Vadim Tabakman, based out of Utah, USA. Combining over 20 years experience in Software Development, Design, Pre-Sales and Technical Support and Consulting, I've covered a wide spectrum of the Software Development Life Cycle. It has given me a unique perspective on how software is developed, compared to what users actually want to do with it.

In the last 8+ years, I have been performing pre-sales, developing and supporting solutions for SharePoint and Nintex.

Below, you'll see the current builds of Nintex products that I work with on a daily basis.

You can find me on Twitter, on LinkedIn and hanging around on Nintex Connect.

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Tuesday, May 23, 2017 1:19:00 PM
This is another type of workflow in Nintex Workflow Cloud that you could utilize, in order to build out an approval process, that goes up the chain of management. The location of the "Manager" would be from the system you're working with. In... read more
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 8:41:00 AM
This is another way of thinking about a workflow, in Nintex Workflow Cloud, that may help automate your business. The idea behind this workflow is that it is a weekly scheduled workflow. Each week it will look for accounts created in the last ... read more
Friday, May 12, 2017 7:56:00 PM
Nintex Workflow Cloud opens up so many possibilities, that it is sometimes hard to see what you actually need and as a result, start designing the workflows to improve the business. In the video above, I show how to build a workflow... read more
Saturday, April 8, 2017 3:22:00 PM
Looking into CRM systems that are out there, that are cloud based, vtiger CRM came up. Since Nintex Workflow doesn't have built in connectors to vtiger, I decided to look into their REST API. I investigated what the login steps are, and what is... read more
Saturday, February 25, 2017 9:46:00 AM
Some people have asked me why Delegation is not an option. Unfortunately, there's a limitation that was found in SharePoint Online, where there doesn't seem to be permissions on tasks that are generated by a workflow. This pretty much removes the... read more
Thursday, March 16, 2017 12:52:51 AM
It’s been a while, but I think, this post will have some valuable information for you if you work a lot with Nintex Workflow. In Nintex you can create new sites, apply templates, define the URL, etc. but one thing that was always missing is the ability to create SharePoint groups for the newly created […]
Tuesday, February 28, 2017 7:29:02 AM

The Nintex Form 'Choice Control' allows users to choose between different display formats, such as: 

  • Check boxes (Multiple-Selection)
  • Drop down list
  • List (Multiple-Selection)
  • Option Buttons

The Option Buttons display format initially appears as radio buttons, but what if we wanted them to show as actual buttons?

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Change the 'Render as buttons' value from No (default) to Yes and the radio buttons will now appear as buttons.

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This is a great feature of Nintex Forms, but what if you wanted to really change the value of the background color of a selected option button when selected? 

Here comes simple CSS to apply this change!

The Build

So far, all that has been placed on the form is a Choice Control, with the display format as 'Option Buttons' and the Render as buttons setting set to 'Yes'. If you have accomplished this already, you're ready for adding some CSS. If not, please add the control and make the required setting changes.

The Code

The Choice control is different in how it is displays in the DOM and you'll need to dig to see if there is an attribute associated with the selected button that will allow you to change the color. Using the Developer Tools (F12), walk through the DOM Explorer to find the choice control element.

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So what does this look like in the DOM? There are two portions to pay attention to:

  • The button text is located in a <span> element, but there isn't any way to see if that <span> has been selected. 
  • The parent element of the <span> is a <label> element, which contains an attribute, aria-pressed="true". Now we got it!
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Add the following code in your Custom CSS section under Form Settings in the Forms Designer and you can target the span element, who is a child of a label element, but only when the label element has an attribute of aria-pressed=true.

label[aria-pressed=true]>span {
    background-color: #73E1DF !important;

The Result

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The hex code of the selected button can be any color, but this will give an idea of how easy it is to change a background color on the Choice control of your Nintex Form.

Sunday, February 26, 2017 4:32:56 AM
Overview: Each time you run a MassLOOP in Drawloop Document Generation you will automatically receive email notifications that the process has: Began Completed Encountered an error for one or more records Many users prefer to customize this setting to only receive an email notification when an error is received or when the process ends rather than receiving all… Continue reading MassLOOP: Automatically Set Email Notification Preference