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I need a group of students to be able to upload to a document library, but not to be able to delete items, plus I would like to hide the Actions menu from them completely. I have created a custom permission level, but cannot seem to find one that makes the Actions menu inaccessible to the group.

I want the site owner to be able to create his own libraries, so I'm hoping to find a way to do this using a permission level so that subsequently created libraries will inherit the setting.   Any suggestions?
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make them readers to the page and then in the doc lib break inheritence from the site.  then you can remove permissions and add the group with the new permission level just for the doc lib.  That way they only have the permission to doc lib not site therefore removing the action menu based on permissions
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http://www.heathersolomon.com/blog/articles/2974.aspx

this is a good read of what permission make it appear or not
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http://suguk.org/forums/thread/21198.aspx

you could also look here.
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Hmmm...I've given the student group View only on the site, then created a custom permission level which allows Add Items, View Items under List permissions, View Pages and Open (Allows users to open a Web site, list, or folder in order to access items inside that container). I've given the student group this permission level at the library level. The Actions menu still shows, although with limited options (Export to spreadsheet, Open with Windows Explorer, Connect to Outlook, view in Datasheet). Is that normal?

I may have to live with it, as I need the site owner to be able to create new libraries and give permissions without using anything outside of the browser.





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yeh thats kind of the drawback, that as you add permissions the users get a little more juice.  I think its liveavble since it meets your needs and the only actions they get, the have anyway.  
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Many thanks for your help!  
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