Script it as part of the opening sequence. OnFirstWindowOpen event. Script steps: 'Show/Hide ToolBars'
So disable all toolbar, did not specify but wanted to hide the button to edit layout, display only the record navigation buttons.
Change the Privilege Set used by your users. From the Layouts: popup menu select All view only.
The Layout mode will be greyed and the users won't be able to select it, nor hit cmd - L to enter layout mode.
There is how to hide the Edit Layout button, not only disable, but hide?
no, no way to hide it.
You need to put buttons on your layout that simulates all the tool bars buttons you need and hide tool bars.
You need only 8 buttons : first, preceding, following, last, search, sort, delete all, delete selected.
8 buttons and only one script. You an copy on every layout that need in upper section.