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Questions tagged [list-view-threshold]

The list view threshold is a value defined in Central Administration that limits the number of items that may be viewed or acted upon at a time, and is intended to prevent a performance impact that may be incurred if such an action is taken. This may be bypassed at the administrator's discretion by using object model code, or during specific hours of the day (usually overnight).

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Large list backup in sharepoint online - suggested way

we need to backup a large list in our sharepoint online environment, the following things needs to be considered The List has more than 10000 items The List has a lookup column Our environment does ...
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SharePoint online and SharePoint 2013, is there any problem if i add indexes to our lists/libraries which already contain data

I read a lot of articles about list threshold and indexes. for example some of the weird things i read, is that if we have a list/library which already exceed the threshold (5,000), and we tried to ...
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Microsoft future plans for the “List Threshold” limit, is there a chance to increase the number

One of the main reasons some customers got afraid of using sharepoint online is the list threshold limit of 5,000, which unlike the on-premises can not be expanded. now i know that there are ...
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Dealing with List View Threshold

I have a list that has 5586 items so it has gone over the List View Threshold. I'm a site collection admin, but don't have access to central admin. So we can't change the limit. I've been trying to ...
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SharePoint Online - Get items from folder threshold issue

I have a SP List with multiple sub-folders. Each item in sub-folder has status column as Not Started/Ready Total Items in list with Status Not Started -20 Total items in list with Status Ready -7000 ...
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Why my list view which is filtering items based on an Indexed column, and which will return 2950 items, will show threshold error for end users

I am facing this strange and UN-logical behavior inside our custom list view. now we have a sharepoint enterprise farm 2013. and the list threshold for the web application is set to the defualt which ...
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Is using metadata navigation and filtering a way to bypass the list/library threshold

I have a document library inside our sharepoint on-premises 2013 enterprise server. and the document library contain a cusotm column of type drop-down named "ch". currently the document library ...
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Threshold on SharePoint online list

I have an Infopath form that captures budget lines for different budgets in an SharePoint online list. The list captures the lines for each budget. There can be many budgets and then of course much ...
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Threshold error when viewing recurring events from calendar view

We have a SharePoint online calendar list with more than 5000 items. We have created a calendar view to show just one recurring event. But when we open the event to view the details it is showing ...
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Large Dropdown Lookup with Autocomplete

Wondering if anyone can point me in the right direction. Requirement is a drop-down field in a SharePoint Online list that references a customer table in SharePoint Online. Of course, the customer ...
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JSOM: CAML Query List view threshold error for large lists

This is a topic discussed many times before but I have a peculiar case now and need some expert opinion on this.Below is a sample scenario I am trying to test: My List Set up: List has 10k items. ...
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CAML query returns different data

I created a CAML query that I need to use as a workaround for REST API and the 5k threshold limit: However when I was testing it using the SharePoint CAML Query Helper Online, it returns the correct ...
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How can I locate a missing column in my List Settings?

I have a SharePoint Online list that has recently grown to over 5000 items. Here is what a given entry looks like on the AllItems view, with the column I'm interested in circled in red: When I go to ...
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How to populate a SharePoint person/group column with a SharePoint group using Microsoft flow

I have a SharePoint task list that has exceeded 5000 items. I have a created a custom list that has just about all the columns of the task list. My intention is to copy a large backlog of the items in ...
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Query large list with indexed column doesnt work

I am querying a large list and it works well if I don't put any condition in where clause. I am trying to get items greater than some ID(actual requirement is to get items Created > Today()), as ...
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Recurring Event DispForm - Exceeds ListView Threshold

When I open recurring events (DispForm.aspx) I'm getting the pesky "The attempted operation is prohibited because it exceeds the list view threshold enforced by the administrator". Calendar views with ...
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Filtering a Grouped By view by current year in SharePoint Online

I am aware of this and have done this multiple times before and it used to work fine. However, currently I am facing unexpected behavior and it's different in Modern and Classic views. I have a list ...
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Folder did not break the 5k List View Threshold

I have a document library with ~20k Folders. SharePoint Online is telling me, that the list threshold is reached even if I navigate into a folder which only 4 documents in it. But Manage large lists ...
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SharePoint Online - view threshold

All my filter columns are indexed, and the result should only return a maximum of 161 items but I'm still getting the view threshold error message -- do I need to index the columns being displayed as ...
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Filter list top 5000

In order to prevent a list view threshold issue I would like to have a list filtered by the last 5000 records. It would be something like Select Top 5000 order by ID Descending. Tried to implement a ...
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Adding an Index column on my list for the “Modified” column, did not allow me to show more than 5,000 items on the list view

I am working on a SharePoint 2013 on-premises farm, and i have a document library which have 5651 documents, and i got this message that the library exceeds the threshold:- and when non-admin users ...
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The number of items in this list is approaching the list view threshold, which is 5000 items.

I am working on sharepoint document library inside sharepoint on-premises 2013. the document library contain around 3800 files and folders. so when i went to the library setting, i got this warning ...
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List View Threshold limit with “Read items that were created by the user”

With the option "Read items that were created by the user" on a SharePoint list I was not expecting users to hit the 5,000 item List View Threshold limit. In this scenario are the list items filtered ...
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Multiple filters on a large list using REST

I am running into an issue when using the listdata.svc REST API on large lists. I have a query that looks like: .../_vti_bin/listdata.svc/MyList?$filter=(substringof('<query>',LastName))or(...
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REST API - List view threshold

We have a list that is now over 5000 and the following stopped working. All the fields used in filters are indexed var requestPendUri = webAbsUrl + "/_api/web/Lists/getByTitle('LeaveRequest')/Items?$...
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SharePoint 2013 List View Threshold with Query String Filter

I have done some research and I think I am ok, however I cannot take the risk of not knowing for sure. I have just developed a site that will host 8000 events per year (8000 List items) and there ...
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Calculated Column Filter fails when list view limit is reached

I have a list with a little over 5000 items in it. I have filtered the data in a Weekly and Monthly view using calculated columns. This works fine until the list hits 5000 items. The filters stop ...
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Listview threshold limit reached despite returning less than 5000

I have a sharepoint list with 20k+ records. I'm using the ID filter to get the records where ID is less than 1,500. I know ID field is automatically indexed so I should have only 1,500 records ...
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was the sharepoint list threshold increased on SP online?

after doing some testings we found out that our list views surpassing the item limit threshold were still working even when the item limit was greater than 5,000 and it would keep working unless the ...
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unable to do any operations of splist as List view threshold crossed 5000 Items in SPO

Using the manual approach, I have copied some 5100 list items from my SP 2010 site's splist into O 365 - SPO list. But the issue is that,i am unable to do any kind of operations because i am ...
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Threshold is exceeded (>5000 elements) but View still working. Why?

I have a list of the normal Threshold of 5000 elements. This Threshold is exceeded (currently we have round about 5500 elements in this list). However, it is possible to view all elements in the ...
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System.ArgumentException: Column 'ABCIniti' does not exist. It may have been deleted by another user

We are using SP2010 on-premise and InfoPath 2010. Recently we found one of InfoPath library's workflow page got error. After investigate the ULS log, the error is "System.ArgumentException: Column '...
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How to overcome threshold frequency in SharePoint List

We are looking for how to overcome threshold frequency in SharePoint List. Thanks,
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The attempted operation is prohibited because it exceeds the list view threshold enforced by the administrator while renaming site column

I am getting The attempted operation is prohibited because it exceeds the list view threshold enforced by the administrator while renaming site column in SharePoint online using csom. I have ...
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options for enhanced lookup column in “new experience” SharePoint Online

I have a site in SharePoint online which is using a lookup column to a large list (like 25k) of items. I'm getting the list view threshold error when trying to add metadata with that lookup column. ...
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Item View Limit

I'll do my best to explain this. So I have created a custom list with 5 columns Group (Single line of text) - Not done as choice as using datasheet view to upload these Category (Single line of text)...
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Custom new form not working when list exceeds 5000 items

After 5000 items threshold is exceeded, custom new form stops working even though I did index a couple of columns, and views are working fine, so as default the new form. But when I want to open the ...
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List View Threshold Issue for List

I am getting the Error when clicking on "Add new item" for a list.(list has crossed 5000). So i increased the LVT, indexed the columns and filtered the list using the index column to bring the list ...
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How do i dynamically load a large list based on a filter?

I have written some javascript that generates a link with filters for a list of items. It has a couple of drop downs to choose certain filter values. This is all good until the list reaches 5k items. ...
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List View for Most Recent 5000

Is it possible to display the most recent 5,000 items in a list using the ID ? If the answer is yes, then how ? Also, is the ID inherently have an index ? I noticed when I tried to create an Index ...
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sharepoint limit

I have a templates library in SharePoint with around 80K items (while I know the threshold limit is 5K) - this library uses no folders, but just enterprise keywords and metadata - can anyone suggest ...
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Calendar View Always shows List threshold exceeded error

I am using Sharepoint 356 (office 365). I recently migrated my site from sharepoint 2007 to 365. I used to have a calendar on my homepage that had 5800 items. Office 365 view limit is 5000. So the ...
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Fetching and displaying more than 5000 list items

I am aware of the list items threshold of 5000 items. But I need to display more than 5000 items on a SharePoint Hosted Addin and on a .net website. How can I overcome this constraint? Also, I do ...
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Receiving List View Threshold error with no lists containing over 5000 items?

1) No list in my entire site collection is over 2000 items. 2) Throttling for lists is set to 5000 items. Why, when I export my site collection and import into my development farm, do I receive a ...
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Error while Refreshing Excel data using connection with SharePoint Online List

We have created a SharePoint list with 50000+ items in it which has different views. We exported the same SharePoint list using Export to Excel functionality. After that we created a dashboard on ...
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Optimal way to query over 5000 items in a SharePoint Document library - C# CSOM

I am currently using the below code to query over 5000 items in a SharePoint Online Library. CamlQuery camlQuery = new CamlQuery(); camlQuery.ViewXml = "<View Scope='RecursiveAll'&...
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Advice on SP2013 Contact list with over 5000 items to work as Lookup for document information panel

Disclaimer: I am completely new to Sharepoint and web design. Sharepoint 2013, on-premises. The company needs to have multiple document libraries and it is necessary to be able to tag documents with ...
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How to Decrease the Threshold limit to 1000 in SharePoint List?

Yes, you have read it correctly. How to decrease the threshold limit to 1000. I need to fix an issue "Time Out Error" which occurs after deleting 3000+ items. I need to resolve this issue when it ...
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List threshold - When will the CAML query fail? [closed]

From the blog it seems that If my CAML - internally fired by Nintex's query list action - has a filter on a list which has more than threshold items it's prone to failure. Question: Will it fail if ...
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Avoid threshold limit with view using “Or condition” on person columns

Here is my issue: I have a sharepoint 2013 list with more than 5 000 items inside. In order to avoid threshold limit I indexed several columns and created views using these columns. Most of the views ...