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Processing the output of a SharePoint lookup column on Nintex Workflow

Processing the output of a SharePoint lookup column on Nintex Workflow

SharePoint lookup columns and lists haven’t completely been replaced by the managed metadata service on SharePoint. Using them on a Nintex Form and processing the output is easy, once you know how.

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Remove claims token with regular expressions and Nintex on Office 365

Remove claims token with regular expressions and Nintex on Office 365

When you get the value of a person via Nintex Workflows, you often get a bit of a messy string back – it starts with “i:0#.f|” and may also be “i:0#.f|membership|” . That string is the claims token. Here’s how to get rid of it using the Regular Expression action on Office 365.

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Replacing the outcome control on the Nintex Flexi Task form

Replacing the outcome control on the Nintex Flexi Task form

The standard outcome control on a Nintex flexi task form is a selection of the possible outcomes, either in a radio button list or a column of buttons. This is fine for many, many situations where the flexi task can be implemented, but sometimes you need to replace the outcome control on the Nintex Flexi task form.

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Add a webpart to a view on any SharePoint list or library

Add a webpart to a view on any SharePoint list or library

One of my favorite features in SharePoint is the sheer power available in lists and libraries. I love teaching this part of the platform because there are so many hidden gems, functionalities that people really don’t know about but can make such a difference.

This post is about adding a webpart to a list or library  view page. This functionality has been available since SharePoint 2010. Did you know that every single view in SharePoint is its own page and has its own URL, so that you can link directly to it?  This means that every single view page can be edited so that you can add a webpart to it.

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