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
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
Nintex - Why get a Demo
If you go to the Nintex web site today (October 2015), you'll find a nice orange button that says "Get a Demo".
Why would you want a demonstration rather than installing a trial of the software and just messing around with it? Well, the two... read more
Friday, October 2, 2015 8:53:00 AM
Nintex Workflow/Forms - Shared Transportation Workflow
I really enjoy building out processes that not many people think of doing, even manually, but having an automated process can really save a company money. This process came from the fact that many companies are sending a lot of employees to the... read more
Wednesday, July 8, 2015 3:05:00 PM
Nintex Forms - Business Days Validation
Today, I had a very cool question around doing some validation in a Nintex Form, around business days. In short, how do I prevent a user from submitting a form, if the date selected in the form, is less than 30 business days from... read more
Friday, May 22, 2015 9:42:00 AM
Nintex Forms - The Form and Nothing but the Form
I had a need the other day to get a visual of a Nintex Form, without all the SharePoint stuff around it. Almost like what you'd see if you were to use the Nintex Forms list form web part.
This is what the form looks like normally, when I just... read more
Friday, May 15, 2015 7:36:00 AM
Nintex Workflow for Office 365 - June 2014 New Actions
On June 6th, 2014, Nintex released a few new actions for Nintex Workflow for Office 365. These are some great actions and I'm really looking forward to all the different things I can do with workflow design.
The new actions are:
1. Start Workflow... read more
Friday, June 6, 2014 2:52:00 PM
Nintex Workflow - Exchange Out of Office UDA
A lot of this information is described in the video attached to this post, so I won't go through every single bit of it.
Since I've been discussing the Exchange Out of Office functionality recently, I thought I needed to implemend a Nintex... read more
Monday, December 23, 2013 1:18:00 PM