How to: Achieve Count( * ) on a large SharePoint list. They have a SharePoint list with a LOT of items in it ( we are talking 200, 000 list items and above) and. I want to count the number of items in a sharepoint list and use that number in the next another action. Is that possible? Additional when I have solved this, I want to count the number of rows in a sharepoint list that has been fiiltered throug the " FilterMatrix" function.