Updating list items in sharepoint

Update (8/15/17): Added more content at the end of this article, related to using the out of the box pagination feature avoiding a lot of steps needed as long as it's less than 5000 items.

This is the part 2 of the 3 part series related to handling large lists with Microsoft Flow – a no-code solution.

I tested with a large list to fetch 5000 items and sure enough it failed with below error: This means, this blog post is still relevant, because the only way to get around this is to get the large list items in smaller chunks.The entire risk arising out of the use or performance of the sample scripts and documentation remains with you.In no event shall Microsoft, its authors, or anyone else involved in the creation, production, or delivery of the scripts be liable for any damages whatsoever (including, without limitation, damages for loss of business profits, business interruption, loss of business information, or other pecuniary loss) arising out of the use of or inability to use the sample scripts or documentation, even if Microsoft has been advised of the possibility of such damages.Just a simple search on the internet and you can find several examples illustrating how to call external JSON web services and how to read and write Share Point lists items using the Share Point REST API as well.However, update an existing item in a Share Point lists has some tricks which we will show you in this post.The course also covers setting up forms and email notifications, collecting and working with user data, performing calculations, and making workflows reusable.


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