Welcome to an article on how to set Workflow Status in SharePoint 2013 and Office 365 using Nintex Workflows. This article will display the action “Set Workflow Status” so that all my developer friends don’t have to spend much time and effort while using this function in their projects.
This action assists you to set a status for the workflow when it executes through the process. 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 Workflow.
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, “Set Workflow Status” 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.
Status: Provide a text as status to display.
Now we have configured our workflow, let’s go and publish it to use it.
Click on Publish on the left corner of the ribbon of Nintex
You will see the screen below.
Give your workflow a name.
Choose your task list where it should store the tasks, It will be Workflow Tasks by default.
Choose your history list where it should store the history logs, It will be Workflow History by default.
1. You can either start your workflow manually. 2. Or you can start your workflow automatically when an item is created 3. Or you can start your workflow automatically when an item is modified.
Click on Publish.
Your workflow will get published.
So in this article we saw how to set Workflow Status in SharePoint 2013 and Office 365 using Nintex Workflows. This action will help us to see the status during the flow of the workflow.
We will see more new articles on the actions of Nintex Workflows in the other parts of the article. Till then, keep learning.