Inline Functions are a great extension to Nintex Workflow. They open up the ability to do some amazing string manipulation. But what happens when they don't work? Why don't they work?
A text variable (textSample) has the value "Hello... read more
Friday, December 14, 2012 3:03:00 PM
It seems that getting information out of a CSV file and into SharePoint is a common request. I'm sure there a number of ways to get this done, but this post will be about how to parse CSV files using Nintex Workflow.
We first start off with a... read more
Thursday, December 6, 2012 2:04:00 PM
The Nintex Workflow Set Item Permissions action allows you to give certain permissions to users for the current item the workflow is running on. The out-of-the-box action usually shows you the normal permissions:
Full... read more
Wednesday, November 21, 2012 3:41:00 PM
When a Nintex workflow runs in SharePoint, it can have one of a number of states.
Below is a list of the out-of-the-box SharePoint workflow states.
StatusInternal Status IDDescription
The workflow has not... read more
Friday, November 16, 2012 12:52:00 PM
Nintex Workflow comes with a concept called Safe Looping, which is enabled by default.
Safe Looping was created to protect the SharePoint environment from a workflow which goes into a infinite loop and inadvertantly affects the SharePoint... read more
Sunday, November 4, 2012 8:59:00 AM
What is XSL?
XSL stands for Extensible Stylesheet Language. It is used to transform an XML document into something else that is more user friendly. A most common practice is transform XML into HTML.
In a Nintex Workflow scenario, there are a... read more
Wednesday, October 10, 2012 3:45:00 PM
In contrast to the Nintex Workflow Request Data action, which only supports getting data from a single user, the Assign a ToDo Task can assign tasks to many users. Often, you may have a single Assign a ToDo Task action, assigning tasks to several... read more
Tuesday, October 9, 2012 9:30:00 PM
The Create Site action in Nintex Workflow is a great action and you can create a site based off a site template. The Site Template can be selected at design time. But there are certain situations where you don't know the template at design... read more
Monday, October 8, 2012 5:25:00 PM
When you have a large number of items in a list and you need to query them, sometimes querying the whole lot using the Query List action is not the best practice. Depending on the number of items, you could potentially get a timeout on the workflow... read more
Monday, October 8, 2012 4:51:00 PM
On a recent project I worked on, I came up with a few reusable pieces of Workflow logic that I built into User Defined Actions. The original task was to design workflows whose important components were build around bank interest rates, savings and... read more
Sunday, September 30, 2012 8:10:00 PM