In the Designer tab, you can design your form, divide your form into multiple sections, configure multi-page forms, and define the types of data your form captures by adding different form controls.

See Nintex - Form for more information on starting a workflow with a form, and Assign a task on how to create form tasks.


Use the toolbar on the form designer to save your form and undo or redo your recent changes.



Apply changes Click to save all your changes and close the form designer.


Click to close the form designer. A dialog box appears to prompt that there are pending changes in the form and will be lost if you close the form designer.

  • Click Cancel to return to your form designer.
  • Click Continue to close the form designer without saving your changes.


Click to erase the last changes of your form.


Reapply the changes that were deleted using the Undo button.

Start with PDF

Opens the Intelligent PDF Forms Converter to convert a PDF form into a Nintex Form. For more information about the PDF form converter, see Intelligent PDF Forms Converter .

Note: Only available if you have purchased the add-on for your subscription.


Displays the Open dialog box to select a file for import.


Initiates browser process to download the form to a local file.


The toolbox contains items such as form controls and workflow objects. See Form toolbox for more information.



Forms can be composed of multiple pages, and users can navigate between pages by using the Next and Previous buttons or by clicking the Page numbers or titles. The Submit button is placed at the last page.

Enabling users to save forms

The Save feature allows form designers to include the Save option in forms so that participants can save their forms and come back to it later. This is useful when filling out large forms.