How to create a mobile form to update and view items on a different list?

Sorry if this has already been answered in a different post. I tried searching but I could not find anyone with a similar issue.

Here's my problem. We use Nintex mobile for SharePoint 2010 heavily out on different job sites, where desktops are not available to use. At these job sites, we have a form which allows for employees to file quality control issues with said job site. These employees who use Nintex mobile need a way to edit and view the submitted forms. This is easy on the Desktop as you can view any submitted items and edit the information right then and there. Edits may include adding/removing notes to the submissions, updating the status from "open" to "close", add/remove a responsible party, etc.

Right now we have List A which contains the master list of every submitted form. This is where employees currently submit a QC issue. Now that a form has been submitted, I need a way for my employees to view and edit those submitted forms from the job site on their device. This is where I was thinking we would have another list, List B, so our mobile users could open up the form and select a previously submitted item from List A. Upon selecting a previous QC submission, I would like a way for the form to auto-populate the fields from the respected List A submission where it can then be edited as needed.

Also, what would the workflow for List B look like?

It is important that all of this can be done from a mobile device. This would not be an issue if Nintex comes out with an update on mobile devices that allow you to view and edit the contents of a list. I hope this can be done and in a user friendly fashion for employees.

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Re: How to create a mobile form to update and view items on a different list?

unfortunately nintex mobile is not designed to open and edit existing list item. it's designed just to submit new items (NEW item form) and to respond to assigned tasks (TASK form).

are there are rules/logic who can or should edit items?

if so you could set up a workflow which assigns a task to respective user(s). you can then customize task form so that task assignee will be able to edit item properties the workflow is running on.

while edits are in progress he/she would just saved changes, once the edits are done he/she would confirm the task (save and submit) and workflow would finish.

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