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Make Limit for first load in Windows Explorer Plug-Ins configurable (default is 500)

The current versions of the Windows Explorer Plug-Ins initially load a maximum of 500 files in case a community or a user has more than this limit. Users request to have different settings and not to use „Get All“ by a right mouse click everything. Please make the limit a configuration option within the Desktop Pluigin. Best case the administrator can control and overrule this one in case that there a performance or other concerns.

  • Guest
  • Jul 24 2018
  • Future consideration
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  • Guest commented
    13 Nov, 2020 09:22am

    There is a workaround to always get all. Still I hop to get a value of items and or a time out.

    (HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\WOW6432Node\IBM\Social Connectors\Settings)

    or (HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\IBM\Social Connectors\Settings for 32bit systems)

    Key name: ReadAllAlways

    Set the value to 1 (All items within a folder are displayed, even if the amount of child files and/or folders exceed 500.)

  • Guest commented
    25 Jan, 2019 12:42pm

    the best would be if client could actually set the value (500 is a good approximation, but more or less would work sometimes). Additionally also for timeout.

  • Guest commented
    25 Jan, 2019 12:40pm

    Seems this worked in the past - where there was an option shown them all.

  • Guest commented
    2 Aug, 2018 09:54am

    The amount of files also could be more flexible. I recently had to discover that I got the message "The operation timed out" when having a bad remote connection. So it would be good to return much less than 500 (recent) files under these circumstances. With a brilliant connection all files could be default.  A number based on the actual connection conditions would be a a good idea. It only needs the user to know that an amount of x files is missing and how to get more (next 10 recent files with a very bad connection).