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Assign RowLimit for SPQuery in limited range

Assign RowLimit for SPQuery within the limited range (default 1 to 2000).

CheckId SPC050250
TypeName AssignSPQueryRowLimitInLimitedRange
Severity CriticalWarning
Type Assembly

The RowLimit property is used together with the ListItemCollectionPosition property to define paging in a query. See sample below:

using (SPWeb oWebsiteRoot = SPContext.Current.Site.RootWeb)
   SPList oList = oWebsiteRoot.Lists["Announcements"];
   SPQuery oQuery = new SPQuery();
   oQuery.RowLimit = 2000;
   oQuery.Query = "<OrderBy Override=\"TRUE\"><FieldRef Name=\"FileLeafRef\" /></OrderBy>";

Name Description
MaxAllowedSPQueryRowLimit Integer with maximum allowed RowLimit for SPQuery. Default: 2000

To suppress this violation in managed code add the following attribute to the method which contains the instruction (available since SPCAF version v5.2). Learn more about SuppressMessage here.

// Important: Ensure to have #define CODE_ANALYSIS at the beginning of your .cs file
[SuppressMessage("SPCAF.Rules.BestPracticesGroup", "SPC050250:AssignSPQueryRowLimitInLimitedRange", Justification = "Provide reason for suppression here")]
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