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In our organization 'New!' icon is creating some confusion. Is it possible to remove the icon for some specific libraries only?

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If i'm not mistaken is per Site Collection only that you configure (or disable) the New Icon (set it to 0 to remove it completely).

stsadm -o setproperty -pn days-to-show-new-icon -pv Number_Of_Days -url http://sp-webApp

On the other hand you could easily replace its functionality in the web parts where you really need it with simple XSLT tricks.

To simply hide the actual icon in selected web parts use CSS

.ms-vb img { display: none; }
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The days-to-show-new-icon is per webapplication (SPWebApplication.DaysToShowNewIndicator) – Per Jakobsen Aug 18 '12 at 9:53
@C.Marius If I run the stsadm command, will it affect all libraries? Or it can be done for a specific library also?. Thx. – neo269 Aug 18 '12 at 10:18
It'll be all libraries in that WebApplication – Per Jakobsen Aug 18 '12 at 11:47
I didn't want to edit the original answer but the CSS above will hide the image for billeted lists too. .ms-listviewtable .ms-vb IMG { display: none } will hide it just for table views. – IMTheNachoMan Dec 30 '15 at 15:45

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