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In SharePoint 2010, I have a document library to store some pdf, docs files. I also have some other custom columns in the document library.

1) What is the maximum size / character I can give it to a file name / Document Name?

2) What is the maximum file size I can store in a row/item?

3) What is the maximum file size I can store in a document library?

4) What is the maximum no of rows I can store in a document library?

5) I have created a custom column for storing some comments on a file. How many characters will be ideal for that column?

6) If I have a date column in the document field, can I move some particular documents from a range of date to other document library through code? if yes how difficult it will be? the other document library also have same fields as in the original.

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  1. It depends on some factors: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff919564.aspx
  2. I don't understand this question clearly
  3. 2 GB (but the default restriction is 50 MB) http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc262787.aspx
  4. 30 000 000 per list/library is recommended but there's no hardcoded limit http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc262787.aspx
  5. Don't know exactly
  6. It's easy, all you must do is to define properly CAML query based on desired range and use SPListItem.CopyTo or SPFile.MoveTo (not sure exactly)
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Thanks Alex, 2nd question was, is there any limit of file size to store in a list's row? Whether share Point gives any notification, when it reaches its 2 GB size limit? –  Jithu Feb 10 '12 at 7:23
    
You simply cannot upload too big file - you will see this error message: aronduncan.wordpress.com/2011/03/08/… BTW here's the instructions to change default limit: sharepointedutech.com/2010/02/23/… –  Alex Boev Feb 10 '12 at 8:01
    
Thank you Alex :) –  Jithu Feb 10 '12 at 13:35
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