Action: Build Dictionary In SharePoint 2013 And Office 365 Using Nintex Workflows

Welcome to an article on how to Build Dictionary in SharePoint 2013 and Office 365 using Nintex Workflows. This article will display the action “Build Dictionary” that can be used while developing Nintex workflows according to our requirement.

Using this action you can add items to build a dictionary. Let’s see the implementation of this functionality.

  • Create a list, Dev Testing.

  • Click on the List tab on the Top ribbon and click on Nintex Workflows.


  • You will see the following screen, to create a new workflow.

  • Click on “Create new workflow”.


  • You will come to the design phase of the Nintex workflows.

  • Add the action, “Build Dictionary” either by right click on the workflow or by dragging and dropping from the left toolbox.


  • Now let’s configure it.

  • When you double click on the action the following screen opens up.


Form Parameters

The configuration of the form is divided into two Items and Output where you can add the items using their keys and generate an output.


a. Items


You can click on Add and enter the item values using the keys which start from 0, 1, 2 and so on.

You can define the Type as the following: