Nintex Forms for Office 365 - Release Notes

Document created by Champion on Oct 29, 2014Last modified by euang on Apr 25, 2017
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The release history outlines the key feature changes in the Nintex Forms for Office 365 service. It is not an exhaustive list of enhancements or bug fixes.


26th April 2017

Note: This version supports English and Japanese


Important information

  • This release includes changes to behaviors of some controls. The changes may require adjustments to custom JavaScript.
  • It is recommended Form Designers clear their browser cache before opening the designer.



  • Save and Continue - A new button action that will allow users to save a form and keep the form open.
  • Button redirect - A new button option to redirect on button click.


Bug fixes

  • Fixed an issue where a Workflow may be set to Development when transitioned to the new subscription type


8th March 2017
  • Added the Managed Metadata control


20th July 2016
  • Added Print to PDF (Enterprise only)
  • Added Lookup runtime function
  • Added Control alignment to the control toolbar
  • New Nintex Mobile layouts will now default to a 40x40 grid
10th March 2016
  • Changed the Form file type from XML to NFP
    • Exporting from the designer is now an NFP package
    • Export all forms will now include NFP files
    • XML files are still supported in import
30th July 2015
  • Introduction of Task Forms support for Nintex Workflow for Office 365
    • Create customised task forms for Workflow tasks (Start a Task Process & Assign a Task)
    • Requires updated version of Nintex Forms for Office 365 app
  • Support for Multiple Attachments
  • Improved Attachment Validation
22nd April 2015
  • List Lookup Control Improvements
    • Inclusion of radio buttons, checkboxes and default multi-select display formats.
    • Inclusion of Filtering options.
    • Support for cascading lookups.
    • Support for filtering/cascading lookups inside Repeating Section controls.
  • Support for barcode scanning in Nintex Mobile
  • Addition of Geolocation control to set of Form Controls.


16th February 2015
  • Performance improvements in List Lookup control.
  • Support for List Lookup control using the Nintex Mobile apps.


2nd February 2015
      • This version includes Mobile phone browser device layout support: optimize forms for mobile phone browsers and view these on mobile devices.

      • Performance improvements

      • NOTE: You must update the Nintex Forms app in SharePoint online to access this new functionality.


29th October 2014
      • Introduced Nintex Forms Admin menu for Site Owners:
        • Added Base Forms functionality to allow for site-specific branding.
        • The Export all forms option is now limited to the current site.
        • The Unpublish all forms option is now limited to the current site.


27th August 2014
      • Added ability to publish List Forms to the Nintex Mobile App (Nintex Mobile App version 3.0 or above required)


25th June 2014
      • Added Validation Rules functionality
      • Added the ability to include People control in repeating sections
      • Enhanced runtime function
        • Added Round()
      • Added a set of date manipulation runtime functions
        • dateAddMonths(date, monthsToAdd)
        • dateAddDays(date, daysToAdd)
        • dateAddHours(date, hoursToAdd)
        • dateAddMinutes(date, minutesToAdd)
        • date(day, month, year, hours, minutes)


24th January 2014
      • Release of version in the SharePoint App Store.


21st January 2014
      • Added Create Column from designer functionality
      • Added support for multiple content types on a SharePoint list
      • Additional options in Save and Publish dropdowns
      • Included Format Painter functionality


2nd January 2014
      • Added the ability for workflows to be imported/exported between Office 365 lists, libraries and sites.
      • Added an improved variable experience allowing variable creation from within an action dialog.
      • Added support for Initiator Token Display Name, Email and Login tokens.
      • Added the What's New page that is automatically displayed when a use logs in.


28th October 2013
      • Initial release of version in the SharePoint App Store.