I have a custom SP list with over 750 items listed. When I try to search for ID# 100 for example, it will return the item. However, when I try to search for ID# 753 for example, it does not return any results. Any thoughts?

Things to note:

  • The ID field is a default field in the custom list and is the unique identifier for each record

  • Content Approval is turned off

  • Data has been re-indexed

  • I am the admin of the whole site and confirmed my permissions on the list

  • Are you searching for "753" or "listitemid=753"? Have you displayed the ID column in the view to confirm that there is an item with an ID of 753? Jan 19, 2018 at 17:58
  • Can you share what you've attempted thus far? Jan 19, 2018 at 18:11
  • Thanks for responding! I am just searching for the item ID# "753" or what ever number I need to search. I can search for everything up to ID# 737. Any number before that, even 736, returns the item. If is search any number after 736 no records appear but I know they exist because they are in the filter dropdown.
    – Marissa A
    Jan 19, 2018 at 18:17
  • Also to note, the items I am trying to search from were created 2 days ago.
    – Marissa A
    Jan 19, 2018 at 18:30
  • When you look in the crawl logs do you see the item 753? Jan 20, 2018 at 14:45

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Make sure that the item is real existing via filtering view by “753”.

Access crawl log to see if the item is crawled successfully via searching item URL. enter image description here

Search this item in site search box, check if you can get the correct result.

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    Where do I access the Crawl Logs to search the items URL? And to answer your question, yes, I know for sure the item exists because I can see it when I use the filters.
    – Marissa A
    Jan 22, 2018 at 15:12
  • If you are getting hits on some of the items, then the list is being crawled. Re-indexing as you said above would be the remedy to catch anything that wasn't indexed in the last crawl. Dec 2, 2022 at 0:16

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