Is there a way you can distinguish a view whether it's a public view or a personal view ?


When you click the view in the list or library look at the URL. With a personal view you will find the URL looks something like:



The previous answer is right, you can do it also by powershell, with the property PersonalView.

$site = Get-SPSite http://yourSite
$web = $site.OpenWeb()
$list=$web.Lists["your List name"]
#get the index of your view
$list.Views[0].PersonalView #true or false

SPView properties

If you want a more user friendly way, you can add this code into a script editor in the view page:

<div id="viewType"></div>
            $("#viewType").html("Personal View");
            $("#viewType").html("Public View");
  • Yes, I believe you can use those methods as well, But is there's another way ? A more user friendly method? Apr 23 '15 at 11:58
  • I updated my anwser with a javascript solution
    – Nk SP
    Apr 23 '15 at 12:34

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