SharePoint and OneDrive allow 400 characters in file/folder/subfolder paths. How to reduce this to 350? Is there any PowerShell or other way?

frob 4,216 Reputation points
2022-10-27T18:26:58.583+00:00

Hi there

SharePoint and OneDrive allow 400 characters in file/folder/subfolder paths. How to reduce this to 350? Is there any PowerShell or other way?

Thanks.

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  1. Xuyan Ding - MSFT 7,561 Reputation points
    2022-10-28T08:09:00.443+00:00

    Hi @forb,

    It's a SharePoint default setting. Per my knowledge, there is no way to reduce the character limit of file paths.


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