Nintex Forms for Office 365 - Release Notes

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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.

 

27th October 2017

Note: This version supports English and Japanese. 

 

Important information

  • Each release may include changes to the HTML structure. These changes may require adjustments to custom JavaScript.
  • Exported forms from Nintex Forms for SharePoint cannot be imported into Nintex Forms for Office 365

 

Bug fixes

  • Fixed an issue where a form may not be editable after publishing a responsive form (00188778)
  • Fixed an issue where a drop down filtered by another drop down may be filtered while using Safari (00174835)

 

19th October 2017

Note: This version supports English and Japanese. 

 

Important information

  • Each release may include changes to the HTML structure. These changes may require adjustments to custom JavaScript.

  

Bug fixes

  • Fixed an issue where Japanese SharePoint loading text may be displayed when opening Forms designer on unsupported language sites (00184259, 00185425, 00188475).
  • Fixed an issue where a selection in a Managed Metadata field may not be saved when used on a Document Library (00180414).
  • Fixed an issue where the Calculated Value control may not update its value when getting a value from a Choice control inside a repeating section.
  • Fixed an issue where a responsive task form may show duplicated controls.

 

Enhancements

  • Performance improvement - user based controls now query for user information more efficiently.
  • Ribbon icons have been updated

 

18th September 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.

 

Enhancements

  • Responsive Forms designer now shows when a row is full.
  • When a Title of a control is not set, the colour is now a light opacity to signify a title is not set.
  • When a Title of a control is not set, the default label will be the control type (e.g. 'Single Line Textbox').
  • Workflow Task form List Item Properties are now contained within a panel. The panel has a Title of 'List Item'.
  • Added a yellow 'unconfigured' flag to a control when configuration is required
  • Added a tooltip to the yellow 'unconfigured' flag detailing what is required for configuration
  • Added the ability to select all rules using CRTL+A in the classic rules pane
  • Added the ability to unselect all rules using ESC in the classic rules pane
  • Added the ability to select multiple rules using CTRL+SHIFT+Mouse click in the classic rules pane
  • Added the 'Duplicate rule' option in the rule context menu of the classic rules pane
  • Added a 'Theme' button to the ribbon of the designer
  • Added a 'Size' option in the 'Theme' builder under 'Advanced Styles' to set the size of the fields. Choices include Small, Medium, Large.
  • Added a 'Style' option in the 'Theme' builder under 'Advanced Styles' to set the style of the fields. Choices include Round and Square.
  • Changed the background colour of a selected control in the designer to make it easier to see which control is selected.
  • Added a tooltip to the control to show the type of control in the designer.
  • Copy/paste buttons have been removed from the ribbon on run time.

 

Bug fixes

  • Fixed an issue where a multiline textbox inside a repeating section may not display correctly when printed to PDF (00153586, 00153531)
  • Fixed an issue where a compare validation for single line text box in a repeating section may not validate correctly
  • Fixed an issue in the responsive designer where a control may not place at the top of the canvas
  • Fixed an issue where drag and drop reordering of rules may not behave as expected
  • Fixed an issue where an 'Undefined' error may be displayed when uploading the incorrect form type to the base template
  • Fixed an issue where there may be a console error shown in developer tools when resetting a form in the designer.
  • Fixed an issue where there may be a console error shown in developer tools when selecting clear all in the designer.
  • Fixed an issue where the 'Development' watermark may not be displayed correctly in FireFox and Chrome.
  • Fixed an issue where the dateAddMonths may not work with the 'Calculated Value' control.
  • Fixed an issue where the browser may ask you to leave the designer when dragging a control onto a blank space in the responsive designer.
  • Fixed an issue where a control may have an undefined error in the console when the alignment is not set.

 

 

21st August 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.

 

Features

  • Responsive designer - When creating a new form, the designer will be presented with a choice between classic and a responsive designer.
    • Forms will dynamically resize the form based on the screen size
    • 'Set field value' rule can set the value of a single line of text control with a dynamic value
    • Easily drag, drop and reorder controls on the canvas
    • Create a custom style with mouse clicks and no css
    • Modern looking style for easy readability and use

 

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.

 

Features

  • 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 exported from Nintex Forms for Office 365 are still supported in import. Exported forms from Nintex Forms for SharePoint are not supported.
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 1.0.1.0 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 1.0.0.0 in the SharePoint App Store.

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