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Our list has a view threshold of 20,000 items, which we usually reach every 12-15 days. Right now it's at 17,456 items and the oldest items are from December 7. So I want to create a filter to display items from the last 7 days including today's. The default Created column showed both date and time, so I created a new calculated column called Created Date with the formula =[Created] and set it to display date only. Then I tried to create a filter like Created Date is great than or equal to [Today] AND Created Date is less than or equal to [Today]+7 but it's not working. It's only showing records as old as about 10 hours ago, roughly 2000 records. How do I solve this?

Note 1: This is the only filter on the list, so there's nothing that should be conflicting with this one.
Note 2: I only have basic modify view option, modify in sharepoint designer (advanced) is disabled.

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    You should be able to use the standard Created column to do what you want. instead of using your Created_Date column
    – Roland
    Dec 21, 2016 at 0:12
  • @Roland really? I read that it wouldn't work using the standard Created column since it contains both date and time. But I guess I can give it a try, thanks. Dec 21, 2016 at 1:34
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    That might be the case depending on how sensitive to the time you want it as when Today is created it will be created with a time as well i believe. But for 99% of the time this should be perfectly fine..
    – Roland
    Dec 21, 2016 at 2:13

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You should modify your filter to be [Today]-7 , see the details below:

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This should work for you.

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  • So just the one statement? I don't need AND / OR ? Dec 21, 2016 at 1:35
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    This will get you all the items that were created in the last 7 days. Dec 21, 2016 at 1:36
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    Make sure to have no spaces between the number and the keyword, so make it like [Today]-7 .. without spaces Dec 21, 2016 at 1:37

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