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How to determine the user entity type (SPPrincipal Type) of a "person or group"

I am wondering if there is a way to determine the user entity type (SPPrincipalType) in a Nintex workflow. If somebody could help me I would greatly appreciate it.

Up to now I could not find a solution. Some sites I looked into: http://blog.bonzai-intranet.com/analysthq/2011/01/how-to-identify-if-sharepoint-person-or-group-fiel...

http://blog.qumsieh.ca/2010/11/04/how-to-determine-entity-type-in-peopleeditor-control/

https://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/ccbb0053-3ec6-4e71-aac1-ab7af0ff6086/how-to-check-the...

In the Nintex Forms People Control under Advanced (see the attachment) I could find out that there you can include the user entities like "User",  "Security Group", "SharePoint Group".

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Re: How to determine the user entity type (SPPrincipal Type) of a "person or group"

PrincipalType info is eg provided by Users REST API, so you could be able to get it with web request action.

see reference https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/office/dn531432.aspx#bk_User

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