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In my forms library, I want users (who have contributor rights on the site) to be able to add forms and edit forms but not create new views. How can I accomplish this?

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Although I didn't at first find this here in SSE, I found it via Duck-Duck-Go. Here is the answer here in SSE.

I ended up creating a new set of permissions that did not have the "Manage Lists" List Permission, which is what allows for the managing of list views. It disables Create View, Modify view from view menu in the ribbon and removes the entries from breadrumb view dropdown.

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That's one approach. I would also point out that Contribute does not afford users the ability to create Public views - only Personal views. So basically, they'd be able to spam up your DB full of personal views if they felt like it, but it's not going to have a measurable impact on anyone else. If this is intended to be a security-through-obscurity thing though, you might want to just use the built-in security option in Advanced Settings -> Item-level Permissions -> Create and Edit Access. –  Drew Lanclos Nov 19 '12 at 20:25
    
That setting doesn't appear for a library. I think it is only available to lists. –  BGM Nov 19 '12 at 20:35
    
Ah yes, silly me. However, there is still the Content Approval route for libraries. A messy way to do it, but there it is. –  Drew Lanclos Nov 19 '12 at 20:46
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