I have run into a problem with SharePoint that is frustrating my users to no end. I have a large list (>5000 rows) that users can arrive at by clicking links formatted like this


However once they click on that and get to the view, they are not able to add any more filter options manually. If they click on a column (all the columns are indexed) header they get a cryptic error message like this:

Exception from HRESULT: 0x80131904<br/><br/>Correlation ID:abc5ef9c-08bb-d0a2-a96a-efc6c7c0418d<br/>

However, if I visit the same base view (show below) without any filters in the URL I can then manually add all the filters that were in the previous URL. The base view always returns < 5000 rows so the large list limit shouldn't affect it.


Is there any way to craft a URL that will filter the view AND allow the user to modify it further without triggering errors?

  • Are they trying to add filters to the column "Area" or is it any column? Have you tried to access the same url as a sitecollection administrator? Commented Mar 5, 2015 at 14:09
  • You should check the correlation ID in the logs Commented Mar 5, 2015 at 14:32
  • I am an SCE and get the same errors. I don't think I have access to the logs, but I'll ask around.
    – Matt
    Commented Mar 6, 2015 at 17:18

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I eventually solved this by adding this to the link


With causes SharePoint to remember the settings as the user adds more filters, where fda8118a-f32f-48f1-8782-f48da3428ba7 is the list id. So a complete url would be


If I remember correctly the parameters also needed to be double encoded which made things extra annoying.

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