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/2/files/list_folder entries list question

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Greetings,

 

The /2/files/list_folder docs says  about `has_more` “If true, then there are more entries available. Pass the cursor to list_folder/continue to retrieve the rest.

 

  1. What is the max that /list_folder will return?
  2. Is there/can we have a way to indicate that we want all of them (so that we can avoid the need to complicate the app by needing to call `list_folder/continue`)?

Thanks!

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Re: /2/files/list_folder entries list question

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1. Each list_folder response generally won't be more than around 2,000 items, but that can vary, so don't rely on that number.

2. There isn't a way to request everything in one request. The API is built this way to avoid breaking on very large folders. You'll need to make sure your app knows how to call list_folder/continue. You should store the latest cursor to then efficiently receive just the new changes over time.

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