Nintex – Setting Default Single Line Textbox Text from List Lookup

Your client has a list that they want to use as a lookup to pre-populate a text field with default data based on information from another field’s dropdown value.

In other words, we want to create a cascading dropdown, but instead of the second dropdown being dropdown, we want it to be a text field.

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Nintex – Setting Default Single Line Textbox Text from List Lookup

Nintex – Filtering a List Lookup in a Repeating Section

So, if you’ve set up cascading dropdowns with Nintex you’re probably used to the idea of filtering a Nintex Form List Lookup field. Now, say you want to filter a List Lookup on a static value (ie: Yes/No field called Archived)? Easy, right? You set the source list, you set the field, you expand the filter section and fill out the fields in there as appropriate. Great you’re done.

Everything works great, and things are looking to be clear sailing. Then your manager comes over to your desk and tells you that you need to have that item in a Repeating Section. Well that should be fine, it should take 5 minutes, so you tell him/her just that “Yeah, that shouldn’t be to hard, one hour, two tops.”

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Nintex – Filtering a List Lookup in a Repeating Section

Automation

In the software development industry, if you’ve heard it once, you’ve heard it a thousand times. Automate your processes or you will regret it in the long run.

Today folks, I want to join the cool kids and say that you should automate your processes or you will regret it in the long run. And not in the sort of “Oh boy this sure is annoying, I wish I didn’t have press this combination of buttons every week”  way but rather the “Oh s@#$, if this had been automated we would be able to figure out what the he** went wrong here.”

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Automation