In this post we will discuss about how we can delete "Add new item" in SharePoint list or document library in SharePoint 2010. Also you can check about some of my post on:
Add new item usually appears like below:
We can hide/delete this by below approaches:
Open the SharePoint list, then Edit the page in browser like below:
Then click on Edit Web Part as shown in the figure below for the list for which you want to remove the add new item link.
Then from the Edit window, Change Toolbar Type to "No Toolbar" as shown in the fig below.
Then click on OK and then Save the page. Now the "Add new item" link will not come.
We can also remove the list by using SharePoint designer 2010.
Open the page in SharePoint designer 2010, then select the section in the list, press Delete button as shown in the fig below.