I have a question on the form that I created I have some fields on my form those were disabled on edit.
I have button called save ( it saves the details of the form like draft , don't trigger any workflows in the background) So, whenever a user saves the form as a draft they cannot edit the form( I disabled those fields as per the requirement) Now, is there any way that I cannot disable those fields for only the user who saved it as a draft?
Are you handling the "save as draft" with a column that has a value of either "save" or "submit"? As in, when I have a "save as draft" button, I have that button write to a column "draft" and have my workflows trigger only if that column == "submit." If so, add to your rule "current user == modified by && column == draft" like so:
yes, I have a column named save and the return value is 0.
for the submit button the return value is 1 and the workflows run when submit=1.
I tried to construct a formula as you described , I use SharePoint 2013 in my Formula builder I did not see ANY RUNTIME FUNTIONS/COMMON FUNTIONS named Login ID , Modified By, wfStart functions.
Please bare with me I am really new at this.
Apologies, I just realized that Wfstart is a column name , "save" in my case .
How can I get modified by function( I still do not see it in my formula builder)
any help much appreciated..!!
No problem! We all had to start somewhere
For you, in 2013 you will have a runtime function called userEquals , so you would have submit == 0 && userEquals(currentUser, modified by)
The "Modified By" should be in "Item Properties," as it's a native SharePoint column. I see from your other comment that you see that wfStart was just my column, you can use "submit" if that's what your column is called. I'm in O365, so I may hit a wall on how far I can assist you, but you can also check out the Nintex Help area for your product: https://help.nintex.com/en-US/nintex2013/help/#Forms/RootCategory/Nintex.Forms.RootCategory.htm%3FTo...
That gives a full listing of all the actions, functions, etc in Workflow and Forms 2013
Thank you for having great patience towards me,
I still have questions ...
I want to "enable" the fields for the user who saved as a draft.
I guess I have to write this formula in reverse
I mean Save!=0 && !userequals(current user, modified by) correct?
If not, please enlighten me.
I really appreciate your help so far.
So you want them visible to everyone, but only editable by the user who submitted it?
Then you will need to open the Control settings for the control you're enabling. Under "Appearance," there is a field called "Enabled". You will need to select "Expression' from this and make your formula there.
Rules can show/hide controls, or validate them (usually making fields required conditionally), but not enable/disable them.
Hi Courtney Vargo,
Once again, I really appreciate your patience towards me!!!
Since I am using SharePoint 2013, I did not see the function( user equals, display name in inline function, Item properties, common) that you have shown in the above picture.
I tried the two formulas ( Please see attached)
since save is the button that I am using, which is connected to save column in the background that returns 0 and there is other button on the form that connected to the field submitted in the background which returns 1( just explaining in case if I miss any thing).No luck
may be my whole process or syntax of my formula is wrong ?
Please let me know!!.
Once again, I really appreciate for coming forward to help me!!
I'm pretty sure the fn-Equals doesn't work for people picker type fields. You can just type userEquals and try it. If you want to see what type of value is returned (should be boolean) you can add a Calculated Value field to your form and just put userEquals(Current User, Modified By) and make sure it's returning something. You can also add calculated fields and have the formula be Current User to see what it's returning for that.