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How To: Copy Attachments from a list item to a document library

An addition to the functionality of my last blog post, where I created a UDA that allows you to extract the list item attachment URL(s). This might be sufficient in some scenarios, but wouldn’t it be much better to move the attachments into their own library where they can be handled like real files in […]

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Event – SharePoint Information Exchange Roundtable, Munich

Last week I had the pleasure of participating in the SharePoint Information Exchange Roundtable in Munich. The event is organised by a friend and old customer of mine, Peter Sturm, who nowadays works for one of Nintex’s Partners, IPI GmbH. What is the roundtable all about? Well, in a nutshell it is an event focused […]

How To – Show context item data in an InfoPath approval form

There was a question on the Nintex Connect forum today around form (item) data and showing it on the approval task form. For everyone’s convenience, I’ve copied and pasted it in here. Scenario Quote (Nintex Connect, Peter Behler): “Currently we use a lot of forms, InfoPath forms for forms libraries. Previously I was using webservices […]

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How To: Get Attachment URLs from a list item

This blog post comes out of a question I was recently asked by our amazing support team. Scenario A company maintains a SharePoint list for job applications. The list not only stores job applications but also attachments that were submitted alongside the job application. Now they need to extract the URL for each attachment that […]

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Nintex Workflow – Best Practices – Labelling Workflow Actions

This is the second post in my series of best practice posts for Nintex Workflow. In the last post titled “Nintex Workflow – Best Practices – Workflow Design” we examined the important aspects when designing workflows. Although titled “Nintex Workflow – Best Practices – Workflow Design” the principles can be applied to any workflow product […]

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Nintex Workflow – Best Practices – Workflow Design

This is something that comes up in every single conversation about Nintex Workflow I have with partners or clients. What are best practices when it comes to Nintex Workflow? Well, to be honest there is nothing documented and that is what I want to change with this series of blog posts. We will also make […]

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Nintex – A new beginning

Before I finally get to blog a bit more about my favourite topic, Nintex, I am pleased to announce that there has been a few changes in my life. As of November 11th I joined the Nintex team in London, UK, as a Technical Evangelist. Yes, I am back and I am only two weeks […]

KnowTech 2013

A while ago one of my clients pointed my to KnowTech 2013, a conference centered around knowledge management and social media. I personally haven’t been to the conference yet, but by the looks of it, it will be a great networking and learning/sharing opportunity for anyone interested in those topics. Some great topics being presented. […]

String format for multi-value lookup columns in SharePoint

I recently had a question from a client around multi-value lookup columns and how to set them using a workflow. Scenario A list serves as the master list and has a look-up column that is linked to a second list, containing details for a chosen item. In the master list we want to show the title […]

SharePoint Governance – Interview with Peter Sturm

Today I’d like to share an interview on the topic of SharePoint governance, which one of my clients gave. Peter Sturm is a project manager at Bundesagentur für Arbeit (Federal Employment Agency) in Nürnberg, Germany, currently working on a project for a SharePoint based Intranet. Apologies to my English-speaking readers, but the interview is in […]

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