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Helper III

Sharepoint lists Column Number Limit

Good Afternoon


I just wanted to share this here as I couldn't find a solution anywhere but tried this and worked:


I have a flow where I need to compile info from more than 12 columns so Get Item failed. Everything suggested to limit it by view but it's not just that my list has more than 12 columns .. I need more than 12 in the flow.



  • I did set up views with reduced numbers of columns. (Note, in the view you can grab its number from the browser and plug it into Power Automate .. because for me, they didn't show so I had to do custom content.)
  • I then did 2 Get Item actions and pulled my info from both.

Good luck!


Dual Super User
Dual Super User

@Amapola188 Thanks for sharing but I am certain you can get info for more than 12 columns, I think the limit is for person type column and not while getting columns using get items, does your list have more than 12 person type column ?


Helper III
Helper III


The limit applies to what they call lookup fields. I'm compiling a project team made up of 11 different functions and some choice columns.

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