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When using surveys in SharePoint 2010 - do the end users with contribute access see the results? Do they see the link for Show all responses? If they do is there a way to block that. I want to be able to afford them some annonymity.

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By default Contribute permission level has the following List permissions options enabled:

  • View Items - View items in lists and documents in document libraries
  • View Application Pages - View forms, views, and application pages. Enumerate lists

It means that users could read all responses using links for survey views (Show all responses, Show all responses)

But, using Item-level Permissions setting it could be configured to read responses that were created by the user.

Configure Item-level Permissions

Select Survey List, click Settings menu -> Survey settings -> Advanced Settings. Select Read responses that were created by the user under Item-level Permissions section as shown on picture below

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Perfect! Thank you. –  Marianne Feb 4 '13 at 20:07
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