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  1. 5000 item CAML Query Limit

    By default, if you do perform a CAML query and there are more than 5000 items in the list (although the results are far less), it throws an exception. Please fix this.

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      0 comments  ·  Lists  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Remove the 5000 item limits in views

      Remove the 5000 items limit as the Show all items without folders option in views are not possible.

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        0 comments  ·  Document Libraries  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Documentsets with one document, get the 5000 threshold message.

        Remove this limitation. Sharepoint should manage to filter the documents inside a docuementset by itself!

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          0 comments  ·  Document Libraries  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Remove the list view threshold (5000 by default)

          This limit has always been a bit laughable, and is even more so as we develop more client side applications. In SharePoint 2007 we didn't have this limit and were allowed to make our own mistakes. Now that hardware is so much more powerful, we need this limit removed so that we can build enterprise-class applications.

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            57 comments  ·  Document Libraries  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

            The 5,000 item threshold is likely here to stay. We are aware that it takes awareness on both sides to get past this limitation: list owners have to build the right fields, indices, and indexed views so that end user queries can run successfully in large lists. And then, end users have to run the correct queries – they can’t just open the root of the list, they have to use a filtered, indexed view.

            We want to pursue work that helps on both these ends – for example, proactively indexing more lists, making suggestions to list owners for views to create that will help end users, and helping end users at query time pick filters that will unblock their queries. Additionally, we want to increase our support for running more types of queries in large lists when an index is present – for example, instead of requiring an indexed…

          • Multilanguage Refinement

            Raise the listviewthreshold from 5000 to 50000.

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              0 comments  ·  Metadata  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Remove the limit (5,000 items) on SharePoint Document Library Syncing

              The sync limit does not match OneDrive for Business, and adds complexity to the end user experience, administration and architecture of SharePoint. Please remove this sync limit.

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                27 comments  ·  Document Libraries  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Default notification for lists and library's hitting the 5000 items limit

                At the moment there is no option to send a notification to an Office 365 Admin when a list or library is reaching the limit of 5000 items, it would be good if an out of the box option could be implemented to send this notification. e.g., a check-box option with an email field and the number of items to alert when reached, this would be great if it could be implemented across all site collections, so an Admin could set this up once and not worry about time consuming tasks of having to set up alerts or workflows to…

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                  thinking about it  ·  0 comments  ·  Document Libraries  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Make ik possible to change permissions on a document library with more then 5000 items.

                  Make ik possible to change permissions on a document library with more then 5000 items.

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                    0 comments  ·  Document Libraries  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Allow new library look for libraries over 5000 items (provided the structure in managed correctly)

                    Hello SharePoint Team, we have libraries with over 5000 items, but they are distributed across around 100 root sub-folders. This works great as far as responsiveness, HOWEVER the new library look refuses to open the library (it opens in old look). While this is still in preview, perhaps you can modify it to allow 5000+ item in new view, provided they are being managed correctly? We are an MSP and our clients have similarly size and well structured shares. We won't be able migrate them to SharePoint with this limitation and will need to explore other EFSS options; we…

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                      0 comments  ·  Document Libraries  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Allow sites containing over 5000 items to be saved as a template without content

                      Need way to recreate site for major enhancements or testing without impacting customer in their live production environment.

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                        0 comments  ·  Lists  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Remove the limit of 5000 items as result in a view

                        You can have millions of items in a list, but as soon as the view you are using returns more than 5000 ítems then you get an error, the only solution is to create filters and indexes to this view, and it has to be done before reaching the 5000 ítems limit, otherwise there won't be a way to create the indexes / filters.
                        I know about this workaround because I created a support case in Microsoft Premium, here you have the reference: [REG:116022413747778] Sharepoint History list has been lost or can't be seen

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                          0 comments  ·  Lists  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • increase sharepoint library limit to 25GB, 5000 files to way too low so no use for small businesses

                          increase number of files per sharepoint library beyond 5000 to 25GB

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                            0 comments  ·  Document Libraries  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                              0 comments  ·  Document Libraries  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Allow adding of indexes to very large Custom Lists

                              We understand the 5000 display and filtering limit. But allow us to add new indexes to very large lists. Currently, we get an error.

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                                0 comments  ·  Lists  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • To search items by Metadata Navigation, it can only display 1250 files at most.

                                When I use Metadata Navigation to search in more than 5000 files on Document Library, only 1250 files can be displayed at most.
                                It would be really helpful if it can show all search results.

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                                  0 comments  ·  Document Libraries  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Sync item number limits

                                  Raise the limits on the maximum number of items which can be sync'd using SharePoint and OneDrive for Business. They are very low, at 5000 and 20000. Dropbox for Business have a soft limit at 300,000.

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                                    0 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Searching for

                                    Carrying out a search in a modern document library and then clicking "See more results" will display "No items match your search" if (presumably) there are more than 5000 results.
                                    There should be a message stating there are too many results to return instead, or better still split the results into pages.

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                                      1 comment  ·  Document Libraries  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • make caml query easier for joins & list view threshold

                                      join query is complex to retirve in multiple list please provide simple and effiecient way to handling caml queries,

                                      we are facing the threshold limit value for list and library very complex to maintain more than 5000 items, please make its a performance improve

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                                        1 comment  ·  Document Libraries  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Provide the view threshold to 5,000 or more higher for the Document Library.

                                        I am currently saving approximately 30,000 items and managing separately by the folder in the Document Library. Now I would like to check all the items in the folder by the view for extracting the checked-out files in the library, however, the system is not allowed to display because of the exceed threshold limitation. Therefore, I hope the feature will be implemented to allow providing the view threshold to 5000 or higher for the Document Library.

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                                          0 comments  ·  Document Libraries  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Small business needs a SharePoint Light

                                          SharePoint's advanced features like Workflow, sites, lists, online collaboration etc. are great for larger companies with a highly capable IT department. I have yet to meet a small company (< 10 users) that is using any of those features. They just need those company-wide shared document folders synchronized across all computers. To do this with SharePoint is like delivering a letter with a 30 ton truck to an address in an ancient city center. What we need is a simple sync tool like Dropbox that also:
                                          - allows folder trees (I deliberately avoid the name library) with more than 5000

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