Remove Checkbox from SharePoint Listview Web Part

Requirement:
Remove the checkbox from SharePoint 2016 listview header! For a SharePoint links list, we had to remove the checkbox from the listview.

Solution:

To remove checkbox in SharePoint list header, follow these steps:

  • Click on the “Modify View” button from the List tab of the ribbon menu.
  • Scroll down and uncheck the “Allow individual item checkboxes” tick mark under Tabular View!
    sharepoint 2013 remove checkbox from listview
  • Click on “OK” button to save your changes. This removes the checkbox in list view.

Remove checkbox in SharePoint xsltlistviewwebpart:
For Dataview/XSLTListViewwebpart, Open the view page in SharePoint Designer, edit the list view page, Set TabularView=”False” under “View” tag to remove the checkbox!

Remove the checkbox from the SharePoint list using PowerShell:

Use this PowerShell script to remove checkbox from listview web part.

Add-PSSnapin Microsoft.SharePoint.PowerShell -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue

#Configuration Parameters
$WebURL="http://intranet.crescent.com/"
$ListName="Quick Links"
$ViewName="All Links"

#Get web, List and View objects
$Web = Get-SPWeb $WebURL
$List = $Web.Lists[$ListName]
$View = $List.Views[$ViewName]

#sharepoint view remove checkbox
$View.TabularView = $False
$View.Update()
Write-host "Checkboxes Removed from SharePoint View!"

and here is the result:

sharepoint 2013 remove checkbox listview

Salaudeen Rajack

Information Technology Professional with Two decades of SharePoint Experience.

One thought on “Remove Checkbox from SharePoint Listview Web Part

  • June 26, 2020 at 1:43 PM

    Thanks for this, is what I was looking for

    Reply

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