how to get previous value of a list item in Nintex workflow?
I think you can use the webmethod "GetListItemChanges". It will return an xml file that you can split to check the specific value of your document.
In Workflow settings --> Conditional Start option gives you the current and previous values of a column, here you can check current and previous values of a column/field and then decided whether to run the workflow or not when an item is edited (if you want to trigger the workflow on item change).
I can't see this option in Office 365.
This option is only available for Nintex on prem, but it is currently in development for O365. Check out the roadmap
https://roadmap.nintex.com/ - under the In Development tab is "Conditional Start for SharePoint List Workflows"
Thank you for the roadmap, I didn't know about that.
So, the only way to have the previous value is with the webmethod "GetListItemChanges" ? Or there is another action ?
The downside of the Conditional start option is that it is a syncronous action, which means that if you have more than a few checks, the form will not close until all the checks have been made. I have an example of 13 conditional checks which results in 40 second waiting time until the form closes.
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