Nintex Forms 2016 - Release Notes

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Product version: 4.2.1.0

Release date: 26th April 2017

Note: This version supports English, Spanish, Italian, Russian, German, Brazilian Portuguese, Japanese, Danish, French and Dutch

 

Important information

    • This release includes changes to behaviours of some controls. The changes may require adjustments to custom JavaScript.

 

Bug Fixes

    • Fixed an issue where Nintex Forms may show an error if not installed with Nintex Workflow (00146556)

 

Product version: 4.2.0.0

Release date: 8th March 2017

Note: This version supports English, Spanish, Italian, Russian, German, Brazilian Portuguese, Japanese, Danish, French and Dutch

 

Important information

    • This release includes changes to behaviours of some controls. The changes may require adjustments to custom JavaScript.

 

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 Form with a Lookup control may cause an error in Nintex Mobile (00138659, 00139130, 00139251)
    • Fixed an issue  when edit a task form on a French site may display an error (0000000)
    • Fixed an issue where a List lookup control that is linked to a lookup field may not show the correct lookup value (00122760)

 

Product version: 4.1.1.0

Release date: 19th January 2017

Note: This version supports English, Spanish, Italian, Russian, German, Brazilian Portuguese, Japanese, Danish, French and Dutch

 

Important information

    • This release includes changes to behaviours of some controls. The changes may require adjustments to custom JavaScript.

 

Bug Fixes

    • Fixed an issue where updating a Form from the Form Designer Ribbon and List Setting Content Type may not reflect changes (128135)
    • Fixed an issue where the Manged Metadata control configured for display mode may not hold data when an item is edited (127434)
    • Fixed an issue where the List Item Control 'Created by' link may link to the current users profile (60471)
    • Fixed an issue where the List Form Web Part may display an error when referencing a list on a subsite (121710)
    • Fixed an issue where an update to a Form on a List Template may not display updates on Nintex Mobile (77445)
    • Fixed an error where the External Data Column may display an error when a selected record has been deleted from the database (125850)

 

Product version: 4.1.0.0

Release date: 8th December 2016

Note: This version supports English, Spanish, Italian, Russian, German, Brazilian Portuguese, Japanese, Danish, French and Dutch

 

Important information

    • This release includes changes to behaviours of some controls. The changes may require adjustments to custom JavaScript.

 

Bug Fixes

    • List columns added to a repeating section will now become unbound (00071873)
    • Fixed and issue where the Managed Metadata control may not update the value when used on a Document Library (128330)
    • Fixed an issue where updating a "Choice" control on Nintex form may change the value of a submitted form (00094977)
    • Fixed an issue where the People Picker control may not pickup group changes made in the connected people column (00089071)
    • Fixed an issue where the List lookup control may not recognise a list with '&' in title (00121386)
    • Fixed an issue where the List lookup control may not recognise a list view with '&' in title (00121576)
    • Fixed an issue where the IsMemberOfGroup runtime function may not calculate if the group contains "&" (00112457)
    • Fixed an issue where the Choice Control may split choices on semicolon (00120070)
    • Fixed an issue where the Calculated Value control displaying HTML may not resize at runtime correctly (00097824)
    • Fixed an issue where rules on a controls inside a panel may not trigger (00089223)
    • Fixed an issue where Print to PDF may not print with a background image (00120716)
    • Fixed an issue where Nintex Forms may not allow audio/video in the multi-line textbox control (00080367)
    • Fixed an issue where importing a form from another subsite with bound lookup may not allow a lookup control to be configured (000000)
    • Fixed an issue where an error may be retuned on a Lookup control after an item has been deleted (00121862; 00125640)
    • Fixed an issue where a user may not be able to access a list Form when "View Versions" Permission is removed (00085578)
    • Fixed an issue where a rule may be ignores when using a Choice Controls to hide a panel (00103187)
    • Fixed an issue where a required column on a form may not display version comments (00119334)
    • Fixed an issue where a Nintex Live approval URL may not resolve if attachment control is placed in task form (00114570; 00111367)
    • Fixed an issue where a multi-line text box within a repeating section may be repeated when using Print to PDF (00109670; 00120248; 00127583)
    • Fixed an issue where a formula with if() and lookup() functions within repeating section may give incorrect results (00114310)
    • Fixed an issue where a form variable using Lookup runtime function and an item property may not return the value (00089790)
    • Fixed an issue where a control in a repeating section may not be disabled when adding a new row (00000000)
    • Fixed an issue where a Choice control may remove a value when the choice value is removed (00114009)
    • Fixed an issue where a calculated value control may return an error when the 'Current User' value contains '&' (00090158)
    • Fixed an issue where the Calculated Value control may lose the value when the control is not visible (00093692; 00116724)
    • Corrected a translation error in the Japanese language translation (00127423)
    • Corrected a translation error in the Danish language translation (00037925)

Product version: 4.0.1.1

Release date: 17th November 2016

Note: This version supports English, Spanish, Italian, Russian, German, Brazilian Portuguese, Japanese, Danish, French and Dutch

 

Important information

    • This release includes changes to behaviours of some controls. The changes may require adjustments to custom JavaScript.

 

Bug Fixes

    • Fixed an issue where a calculated value control used as sum/total field with repeating section may calculate incorrectly when a repeating row is deleted (00130331, 00130325)
    • Fixed an issue with calculated value control to include hidden control values in calculation (00093692, 00116724)

 

Product version: 4.0.1.0

Release date: 2nd November 2016

Note: This version supports English, Spanish, Italian, Russian, German, Brazilian Portuguese, Japanese, Danish, French and Dutch

 

Important information

    • This release includes changes to behaviours of some controls. The changes may require adjustments to custom JavaScript.

 

Enhancements

    • Security enhancement - Full control or Design permission is required to allow HTML in rule validation messages.
      This is changing default behaviour for validation rules messages and may impact future forms when published. 
    • Enhancement - List Lookup control can now utilise functions in the Source View option (93384)
    • Enhancement - Removed managed metadata control from filter by control list for the List Lookup control (00043655; 00105504; 00121669)
    • Enhancement - Removed the claim/release from task form (88904)
    • Enhancement - SQL Request Form Data name changed from a GUID to the name of the control (121924)

 

Bug fixes

    • Fixed an issue when editing a Nintex Form list item outside of Nintex may cause the List Name to be the Item name temporarily (104462)
    • Fixed an issue when using compare validation between a a calculated value and another control may cause an error (71756)
    • Fixed an issue where a Calculated value control may not recalculated in View mode. (118693)
    • Fixed an issue where a column of type ‘Number’ may show scientific notation (114583)
    • Fixed an issue where a Flexi task Form may not update on Nintex Live (112424)
    • Fixed an issue where a form may not render due to apostrophes in a field (105480;98068;92841;84860)
    • Fixed an issue where a Form using a List Lookup to another site collection and Metadata Control may cause an error (109422)
    • Fixed an issue where a Managed Metadata control may not show data in display mode when using Chrome, IE9 and Safari browsers (00075694; 00111026; 00124588)
    • Fixed an issue where a Nintex Workflow Task Form may redirect to SharePoint when selecting Delegation then canceling (87417;00084350;00085655;00084350;00112333;00081882;00104827)
    • Fixed an issue where a number column may default to a 0 rather than a null value. (00079265; 00118615)
      This is changing default behaviour of decimal and number data types. If you have JavaScript or rules relying on default value of single line text box being zero, it will be replace with null. Please update your JavaScript if this is the case.
    • Fixed an issue where a people picker may not scroll correctly on a long form (68693)
    • Fixed an issue where a redirect URL with "&" may be converted to "&amp" upon form redirect (00093326 ; 00112607)
    • Fixed an issue where a SharePoint List Name may display the name of a List Item when canceling from Nintex Workflow Task form (00078465;00109991)
    • Fixed an issue where a single line of text control in decimal decimal data type may not validate correctly (74610)
    • Fixed an issue where a single line text may not initiate a rule when the field is set to decimal, show as percentage and a rule uses isNullOrEmpty({self}). (114182)
      This is a change in behaviour for the Single Line Textbox control. For existing forms with percentage data type, if you want to see 0 as default value for bound control, a 0 need to be added to the list column default value setup. This will ensure it behaves the same as previous versions.
    • Fixed an issue where a task may not be completed when an associated document is open (95184)
    • Fixed an issue where a validation rule may not fire when you use the save button on the ribbon (70447)
    • Fixed an issue where an apostrophe in an attachment name may not allow the attachment to be removed (117992;90227;115853;75569)
    • Fixed an issue where an external content type with associations to another content type may show an error (78255)
    • Fixed an issue where an item property token may not render correctly on a Task Form in preview mode (83721)
    • Fixed an issue where custom validation on external content type may show an error (77574)
    • Fixed an issue where disabling one control in a repeating section may disable a second control (00121337, 00121784; 00126032; 00126651)
    • Fixed an issue where Lookup columns may be selected in the "Text connected to" input field (106780)
    • Fixed an issue where nested IF statements may calculate a cumulative total (109860)
    • Fixed an issue where Nintex Live Forms Synchronisation job may not clean up task forms and task template forms from the database after deleting the workflow ()
    • Fixed an issue where pages may not display correctly due to a <div> tag (75483)
    • Fixed an issue where regex expression entered for regex validation is encoded (93521)
    • Fixed an issue where ribbon buttons may be disabled after the enforce unique values message is displayed (117692)
    • Fixed an issue where the Calculated Value control inside a repeating section referencing a Choice control may not update in edit mode (00096515, 00115365)
    • Fixed an issue where the change function may be executed when Forms Loads (00096535; 00113272)
    • Fixed an issue where the 'Control CSS Class' may not appear for the Lookup control (96683)
    • Fixed an issue where the External Data Column control may show an error during configuration (122623)
    • Fixed an issue where the isNullOrEmpty() function may not evaluate "date only" controls (115596)
    • Fixed an issue where the List Lookup control JavaScript change function may be triggered on form load (00104281; 00113272)
    • Fixed an issue where the List Lookup control may execute custom validation even if the custom validation is set to 'No' (84751)
    • Fixed an issue where the List Lookup, SQL Request, or Web Request control may not save an updated value. This issue occurs when the control is a child in a cascade in edit mode while using multi-select display mode. ()
    • Fixed an issue where the Managed Metadata control may not show help text (00029765; 00027384)
    • Fixed an issue where the People control may show "undefined" when a person cannot be found (86651)
    • Fixed an issue where the People control may show "undefined" when a person cannot be found (95561)

 

Product version: 4.0.0.0

Release date: 11th July 2016

Note: This version supports English, Spanish, Italian, Russian, German, Brazilian Portuguese, Japanese, Danish, French and Dutch

 

This first release of Nintex for Sharepoint 2016 includes the following features.

    • Consolidated Installer and licensing (Workflow and Forms) for easier installation and license management
    • Re-organized Central Administration pages for easier configuration and administration
    • Online Help for current and extensible help (offline help option also catered for).
    • Modern Browser compatibility - IE10,11; Chrome; Firefox; Safari; Edge
    • Additional flexible licensing option to facilitate adding SharePoint online

 

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