Toolbar element (List)

Applies to: SharePoint 2016 | SharePoint Foundation 2013 | SharePoint Online | SharePoint Server 2013

Defines the toolbar of a list view, which is the section of a view that is rendered above the view header.

  Position = "After"
  Type = "Standard" | "FreeForm">

Elements and attributes

The following sections describe attributes, child elements, and parent elements.


Attribute Description
Optional Text. If Position = "After" is specified, the toolbarappears below the view body. If not specified, the toolbar appears above the view body.
Required Text. Specifies the kind of toolbar; this can be set to either Standard or FreeForm.

Child elements


Parent elements


  • Minimum: 0
  • Maximum: 1


The following excerpt from the Schema.xml file for custom lists defines the New command of the toolbar, displaying the option to create items only to users with permission to add list items.

<Toolbar Position="After" Type="Freeform">
      <RightsGroup PermAddListItems="required" />
      <HTML><![CDATA[ <table width=100% cellpadding=0 cellspacing=0 border=0 > <tr> <td colspan="2" class="ms-partline"><IMG SRC="/_layouts/images/blank.gif" width=1 height=1 alt=""></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="ms-addnew" style="padding-bottom: 3px"> <img src="/_layouts/images/rect.gif" alt="">&amp;nbsp;<a class="ms-addnew" ID="idAddNewItem" href="]]></HTML>
      <URL Cmd="New" /><HTML><![CDATA[" ONCLICK="javascript:NewItem(']]></HTML>
      <URL Cmd="New" /><HTML><![CDATA[', true);javascript:return false;" target="_self">]]></HTML><HTML><!-- _locID_text="onetid6" _locComment="{StringCategory=HTX}" -->$Resources:core,addnewitem;</HTML><HTML><![CDATA[</a> </td> </tr> <tr><td><IMG SRC="/_layouts/images/blank.gif" width=1 height=5 alt=""></td></tr> </table>]]></HTML>

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