Anyone know how to get rid of the Edit form option when you click on a SharePoint list item. Mainly the Edit columns option.

If it can be based on permissions that would be great so the owner can show and hide the columns they want to be editable/not editable.

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  • I think you can use SPFx application customizer for such requirements to hide the ribbon commands. Jun 26, 2020 at 11:15

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Found the answer in Permission levels. Change the Edit Permission level to unchecked for Manage Lists under List Permissions. The option to edit columns is there but the permission is set fail it when attempting to hide or show a column. Owners can still hide/show.

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You can check out https://github.com/pnp/sp-dev-fx-extensions/tree/master/samples/js-command-hide-commands.

This extension can hide any commands from the command bar.


It should be possible through the SharePoint Online customization,

Hiding ribbon command icons such as edit form, edit all, copy links elements are possible through the Javascript, or CSS coding:

Using CSS:

{ display:none !important; }

Using javascript:



  • In modern SharePoint online we cannot add the custom CSS or javascript code, so we can deploy the modern script editor web part and use these or create a separate SPFx application extension project. Install the modern script editor web part from here.


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