Nintex Forms for Office 365: Responsive Form – Set Field Value Rule
avatar

Some days ago, Nintex released a new feature for Forms in Office 365, the so called „Responsive Form“, which now coexists with the good old „Classic Form“. With the help of this feature users can create powerful responsive forms that directly work on PC’s, smartphones and tablets without more effort or further configuration like in…

Nintex Forms – Automatically calculate distance between two cities with the Web Request Control and the Google Distance Matrix API
avatar

In this blog post I’d like to show, how to use the Nintex Forms “Web Request” control together with the Google Distance Matrix API to automatically calculate the distance between two cities and the estimated duration for that trip. At the end the form will look like this (Edit mode): Setup Google Distance Matrix API…

Step-by-step guide – How to build a dynamic repeating section with Nintex Forms for order forms
avatar

In this blog post I’d like to provide a step-by-step guide to build a dynamic repeating section with Nintex Forms that can be used in order forms for example. Furthermore this guide will include a solution to check the total price of an order against a predefined budget. The focus of the whole solution will…

Nintex Workflow for Office 365 – How to get the corresponding values of a lookup column value
avatar

In my scenario, I have two lists. The first list is called „Car marks and Product locations“, where I store car marks and the locations where they are produced. The second list is called „Car marks“, there I can create entries and choose between different car marks via a lookup column on my first list….

Let’s start to (Microsoft) Flow!
avatar

Microsoft Flow is general available since October 31, 2016 (https://flow.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/announcing-ga/). So, it’s time for a blog post about it. In this post I want to show you how you can automate simple business processes with the help of Microsoft Flow. I will do this by creating a pretty basic vacation request flow. As I’m a…

SharePoint Output Cache – Some important points
avatar

The output cache stores the rendered output of a page and therefore leads to faster page loads and a better end user experience. At this point It’s important to mention, that it can only be used in site collections, in which the publishing infrastructure has been enabled. There’s a lot of documentation out there about…

How to improve the SharePoint search center with some easy and fast tricks
avatar

In this blog post I’d like to talk about some easy tricks to improve the SharePoint search center, that can be implemented very quickly. Enable filtering of search results By default, search results are sorted by relevance and there’s no possibility for end users to sort the results based on other properties, like the creation…

Company name extraction and custom entity extraction with SharePoint search
avatar

Introduction In this blog post I would like to talk about two important SharePoint search features that can greatly increase the findability of documents in SharePoint. When it comes to findability in SharePoint, metadata plays a very important role. Unfortunately, in a lot of scenarios there aren’t any content types or custom columns, where additional…

Nintex for Office 365 – Document generation with repeating section
avatar

At the end of the last year Nintex released a new workflow action for Office 365 called “Document Generation”. This action offers the opportunity to create documents based on a definable template with all the information that is gathered while the workflow is running (If you’re interested in the announcement you can find it here)….