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 Workflow - List to CSV UDA
This weeks challenge I set myself, was to create a reusable way of converting a SharePoint list of items into a CSV format. I want to make it reusable, because this is something I've talked about with a bunch of people and everyone will have... read more
Thursday, January 30, 2014 7:18:00 AM
Nintex Workflow - Copying a Calendar Event to another Calendar
In a discussion, I found that copying a SharePoint Calendar event between calendars in SharePoint using a workflow would fail. For some reason, it didn't think the destination calendar had the same fields. Support for that will be coming in a... read more
Wednesday, October 30, 2013 10:28:00 AM
Nintex Workflow/Forms - Long Term Delegation
The beginning of a beautiful Site Administrators page :).
Over the years, I've been trying to get some reusable workflows or pages so that it makes it easier for me to do any type of administration work that I need to do.
Although there is a Long... read more
Thursday, October 10, 2013 10:00:00 AM
Nintex Workflow - RSS Parsing
RSS or Rich Site Summary has been around for many years now. It's still used now as a way to summarize and distribute new updates to sites, and present news.
Since RSS is a simple XML format, parsing that data isn't really that hard. It can be... read more
Tuesday, September 3, 2013 8:00:00 AM
This is going to be another one of those Nintex related posts where people will be asking me - "Isn't it easier to just create a custom Inline Function with a little C# code???".
I've been asked atleast 5 times over the last year, if it's possible... read more
Thursday, August 22, 2013 3:19:00 PM
For those that haven't used SharePoint Document Sets before, here's a good introduction to it : Introduction to Document Sets
In Nintex Workflow, to query for documents in a document set, you use a Query List action.
I've found the easiest way... read more
Thursday, August 1, 2013 7:13:00 AM
Nintex Workflow User Defined Actions have 3 icons that a user can see.
If you don't know what a User Defined Action is, take a look here: What is a User Defined Action
Normal Icon - 49x49 pixels
Warning Icon - 49x49... read more
Tuesday, July 9, 2013 8:27:00 AM
Reusablility is one of the key features of Nintex Workflow and what makes it stand out. When it comes to building workflows, the aim is to automate some business logic so that employees spend more time on more important business tasks. You may... read more
Monday, July 8, 2013 1:00:00 AM