As I work through a process of automating my blog announcements using Nintex Workflow, I've hit a few snags. First was the previous post - Nintex Workflow URL Encoding User Defined Action.
I'll be sharing my findings in automating this process... read more
Friday, June 21, 2013 10:53:00 AM
After many moons, I finally decided to sit down and automate some work that I regulary did manually. One of the steps required a url to be encoded so I could post it to another site.
There's no action in Nintex Workflow to encode a url this way,... read more
Saturday, June 1, 2013 4:46:00 PM
A new addition to the PowerShell script for Nintex Workflow that I've been working on, so that you can get a report of the total number of actions in a workflow and also how many times each type of action is used.
The usage is quite... read more
Tuesday, May 28, 2013 10:13:00 AM
Some of you may be aware of a post from Microsoft that describes what is and isn't allowed for text in Site names, Folder names and File names : http://support.microsoft.com/kb/905231
I thought it would be a good bit of logic to make into a User... read more
Tuesday, May 14, 2013 11:41:00 PM
This post is superceded now by Dan Stolls awesome post on a new inline function
There's not much to say about this post. I had been asked about pulling our Query... read more
Tuesday, May 14, 2013 5:40:00 PM
Some of you may be using the "Set Workflow Status" action in Nintex Workflow, which allows you to create custom workflow statuses (statii?).
I just had a need to find out what status codes sharePoint thinks are available for my workflow, since... read more
Friday, April 26, 2013 11:24:00 AM
In the past, I've been asked for the best way to have an approval form where some more information will be required from the approver.
Rather than InfoPath (which I've generally had headaches with) or developing a custom form in C# to... read more
Sunday, April 7, 2013 8:56:00 AM
Nintex Workflow comes with a Create Site Collection action. In most scenarios, that would be sufficient. But there are occassions where you need to it be a little more dynamic.
In the current action, the Template property of this action is a drop ... read more
Wednesday, April 3, 2013 2:32:00 PM
Here are some common User Defined Actions you may come across a need for. I'm keeping this post short and sweet, as it's just to provde the User Defined Action files and they are fairly straight forward.
1. Get First Date of the Next Month
2. Get ... read more
Monday, March 25, 2013 8:30:00 AM
Starting a workflow via PowerShell can be a useful function and can speed up a lot of work. I've created a couple of scripts to help out.
The first one is a script to start a SharePoint workflow, using the SharePoint object model.
The... read more
Wednesday, March 13, 2013 10:50:00 PM