Language Detection Using NINTEX Workflow in SharePoint 2013 Online

Updated: Mar 18, 2019

Introduction

In this article you will see how to detect the language using a NINTEX workflow in SharePoint 2013 Online.

Bing language detection is a new action introduced in NINTEX workflow for SharePoint 2013 that can be added from the NINTEX store. Using this action the language can be detected. To explain this action I have created a custom list with the following columns.






Workflow Design


























Workflow Variables








Use the following procedure to create a Language Detection Workflow:

  •  Navigate to the Office 365 site (https://c986.sharepoint.com/).

  • Click on the custom list link in the quick launch bar.

  • Click on the List tab and then click on the NINTEX Workflow button in the ribbon interface.


  • Drag and drop a Bing language detection action from the Integration section.























































  • Click on the down arrow and then click on Configure.

  • Select the Text to analyze (select current item Title field) and the Language of input text. Store the value in a workflow variable “language” and the Locale of the input text. Store the value in a workflow variable “locale”. Click on the Save button.








  • Drag and drop an Update list item action from the Libraries and Lists section.

  • Click on the down arrow and then click on Configure.

  • Set the value for the current item “Language” field.








  • Click on the Save button.

Publish the Workflow

  • Click on the Publish button in the ribbon interface.

  • Make sure the Title is set; optionally you can set the values for Description. Select the Task List, History List and Start options. The following describes the Start Options in the Publish Window.

  • Click on the Publish button. Workflow will be validated.





















  • The workflow is published successfully.










Test the Workflow

  • Navigate to the custom list

  • Select the item and then click on Workflows in the ribbon interface.







  • Click on Language Detection Workflow and then click on the Start button.

  • After a few minutes the language will be detected for the value entered in the “Title” field and it will be updated in the “Language Detection” field as shown below:








Summary

Thus in this article you saw how to detect language using a NINTEX workflow in SharePoint 2013 Online.

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