connecting to a SharePoint online tenant (ctx works fine) I want to get all items which match a certain criteria (["Status"] == "Out of Synch") then load the ListItem Property "JobReference" at the same time but I keep getting Value does not fall within the expected range.

List sourceLibary = web.Lists.GetByTitle("Timer Job Source Library");
        string camlString = @"<View><ViewFields>< FieldRef Name = 'Status' />< FieldRef Name='JobReference' /></ViewFields><Query><Where><Eq>
            <FieldRef Name='Status' /><Value Type='Text'>Out of Synch</Value>
        CamlQuery query = new CamlQuery();
        query.ViewXml = camlString;
        ListItemCollection sourceItems = sourceLibary.GetItems(query);
        ctx.Load(sourceItems, si => si.Include(i => i.File, i => i["JobReference"]));

I create the field myself earlier in the code with no issues

string jobNameFieldXml = "<Field ID='{620CF30A-7551-4D8C-8FE6-75C0C96FA764}' Type='Text' Name='JobReference' StaticName='JobReference' DisplayName='Job Reference' />";

I have then tried changing ctx.Load() to the below but I always get errors?

ctx.Load(sourceItems, si => si.Include(i => i.File, i => i.File.ListItemAllFields.FieldValues["JobReference"]));


ctx.Load(sourceItems, si => si.Include(i => i.File, i => i.File.ListItemAllFields["JobReference"]));


ctx.Load(sourceItems, si => si.Include(i => i.File, i => i.FieldValues["JobReference"]));


So I found if I load the parts on the item separate it works? This makes the whole process very chatty? does anyone know why, maybe I misunderstand the return of the getItems() query or how .Include() works?


foreach (ListItem item in sourceItems)
            ctx.Load(item, i => i.File, i => i["JobReference"]);



You have spacing in "< FieldRef Name = 'Status' />". Sometimes spacing creates a problem.

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