New answers tagged ifilter
Not in SharePoint 2010. The indexing was dependent on older iFilter technology. Not on 2013/2016 even though you get "deep linking" for Word and PowerPoint with the Format Handlers, PDF is not included.
jQuery should look something like this: $('th div[name="ID"]').children().attr('disabled', 'disabled'); This disables all the elements in ID field's table header cell. This would be the easiest approach as there are multiple controls inside that div that trigger the filter.
Try to set css class class="ms-positionRelative" as display none. One way to put in css that all filter dropdown will not be visible. If required for specific column ... try to find the div with above mentioned css class and hide it.
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