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I have a module that deploys a site page "Archives".

I want to set up this page to show the content of a list readonly, whatever permissions are granted to the connected user.

I have build this module :

<File Name="archives.aspx"
      Path="spstd4.aspx"
      Url="archives.aspx"
      Type="GhostableInLibrary">
  <View BaseViewID="1"
        DisplayName="Archives"
        List="archives"
        WebPartOrder="0"
        WebPartZoneID="Body"
        ReadOnly="True"
        Type="HTML"/>
</File>

The readonly attribute of the view node does not seems to have any effect.

Can I have a view to a list in full readonly mode?

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Is the view in the list itself, on which this one is based, readonly? It could be that it inherits that setting, ignoring yours completely. –  Jasper Jul 20 '12 at 10:16
    
The view in the list is not readonly. I'll try to create a new view in the list with ro –  Steve B Jul 20 '12 at 10:28
    
even on the list itselft, the readonly attribute has no effect... –  Steve B Jul 20 '12 at 10:47
    
which sharepoint version is it ? –  Muhammad Raja Jul 20 '12 at 11:27
    
2010 With Enterprise CAL –  Steve B Jul 20 '12 at 11:34

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I'm a couple years late, but I think read only on the list view just says that the view itself (what fields are shown, filtering/sorting options, etc.) are read only. It has not control over the data being displayed.

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