Permissions inheritance means that the permission settings of an element in a site collection are passed on to the children of that element.

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New sites not inheriting site collection custom master page sharepoint 2010

We have one site collection where new sites are not inheriting the custom master page. The site collection is set to use it, publishing features are turned on, and I can even apply the custom master ...
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2010: Broken inheritance reports

There was a tool for Broken inheritance reporting in the "SharePoint Administrator Toolkit" for SP2007 by Microsoft, info here, but I can't find something similar in 2010. What I am really looking ...
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Error about inherit master page in Sharepoint 2013

I've created a site collection at : mycompany.net(publishing portal template) Then I've created 2 sub sites: mycompany.net/team(using team site template) mycompany.net/learn(using enterprise ...
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Alter content types and site columns at the root site level after uploads

Does anyone know how to add or delete content types, and site columns at the root-site level, after they have been used in libraries? If I have a content type that is used in several libraries (with ...
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Master Page Inheritance stops working and breaks the site look

We're experiencing an issue with a number of Sites in SharePoint Online where by the Master Page inheritance stop working and the page looks like the image below. To fix it I need to apply a theme ...
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Associate code behind with a master page in SharePoint 2013

I want to associate some code behind with my master page by using the html/master conversion. I added something like this just after LocalBinding in my html file: <!--SPM:<%@ Master ...
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Masterpage wont inherit?

I've created a masterpage that displays fine, although if I create a new site, it doesnt inherit. If I go into the masterpage settings then check the box to reset inheritance, it will deploy to all of ...
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Remove quick launch header without affecting children

I have created a new survey in my site. During creation I kept all default settings so it created a link to my survey on the quick launch with a header. I was able to go into the survey settings and ...
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Custom list item permissions and “Access Denied”

I have a list where my user ("user1", for example) is creating an item. He can do it because he is in group "My site - members" which has contribute rights on this site. Then, when the item is ...
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Create custom document library based on default document library

I created a custom content type that is used to define an InfoPath form template. I also created a custom library template to store the instances of the form. For the most part everything is working. ...
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Is it possible to have different default values in children content-types?

We would like to use inheritance in our content type setup, where the parent content type has a field "subtype". We would like to have default values in our children content types defined on the ...
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inheritance and subsites/site templates

I have a visitor group on my root site. I have a site template with my custom internal document library (no inheritence from root etc, and i removed visitor group from inheritance etc) After i have ...
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prevent css inheritance from master pages

I am creating horizontal menus for a web part to give more interactive navigation options to a corporate SharePoint site that has headers/Branding etc. locked down. I notice that intended colors and ...
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SharePoint 2013 auto-hosted app: Assigning unique permissions to list item programmatically fails with Access denied

I have a SharePoint 2013 auto-hosted app. The app is really simple. It has a list with a remote event receiver on ItemUpdating and ItemUpdated. What I have been trying to do is to assign unique ...
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Active Directory inheritance and Team Sites

Consider the following scenario for Active Directory groups for Team Sites: A1 (Top Level Site - Top level AD Group) -B1 (Mid Level Site - 2nd level AD Group) --C1 (Lower Level Site - 3rd level AD ...
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Limited Access permission being applied for a user at the root site

I have a list where security inheritance is not enabled. On adding an item to a list in the ItemAdded event receiver I'm applying custom security to the list item. The consequence of doing this is ...
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inheritance in Sharepoint team site to subsite

I would like to know if I am creating a subsite from a team site how I can edit the template to inherit the branding I apply to new subsites. Is this possible and which template(s) do I edit.
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What is the idea of stop inheriting permission from parent site

I have the following:- a publishing parent site which have 5 sub sites. I wanted to define special permission on a sub site, so I access the sub site permission page and I stop inheriting the ...
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Content type inheritance on Link to Document

I'm working on a reusable workflow in SP 2010 that moves documents through our management chain, where each member of that chain provides metadata input that can't be seen by those lower in the chain. ...
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SharePoint 2010 Add new item link disappears with broken inheritance

Hello Stackexchange SharePoint masters :) I've been a long time reader of this marvelous source of information but at long last I could not find a solution to a problem I encountered so I figured it ...
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Changing character limit on inherited column of custom content type

I've inherited the OOTB content type 'Announcement'. I want to set a character limit on the 'Body' column for this particular child content type. Is this possible/feasible or is this generally ...
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How Do I Allow Unique Permissions and Anonymous Access?

I have a situation in Sharepoint where we have departments with different folders, we want everyone to have access to these folders to read but only each department head to have write access to their ...
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Inheriting Top Link Navigation Programmatically

In my SharePoint 2010 solution I am creating Top Link Navigation programmatically ( on feature activation). Now on other feature activation I am adding a subsite to my site. I want my sub site to ...
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Communication between webparts on a page

Have Webpart A & B that are derived from AbstractWebpart. Here is the scenario....add and configure several A/B webparts to the page. There is one webpart property that i want to be able to ...
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Inheritance Sharepoint 2010

I had full control to a sub-site and removed the inheritance from the parent site by mistake. Our Sharepoint Administrator does not know how to do this. She was able to get to the parent and re-add ...
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Why breaking inheritance copies limited access in ALL cases

So I get why breaking inheritance copies over the limited access to sites/items from the parent site. I'm under the assumption that this process of copying over limited access is sometimes completely ...
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Extending Content Types from Content Type Hub

I have defined a content type in content type hub. I would like to use this content type on a site (other than the hub) but also to extend it with an additional (lookup) column. Is it possible to do ...
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Custom Field to show when an Item has broken role inheritance

I had to realize a Custom Field to show when the associated Item has broken role inheritance... I see 2 ways to do that: Read just in time if the Item has broken role inheritance Derive a Boolean ...
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How to quickly get the EditForm look and feel and functionality and customize it?

I have developed a custom ASPX page (a SharePoint application page) which is used as a replacement for the default EditForm. I need to have some fields available for editing (so, not all as the ...
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How to handle Multiple ACL on List Item without performance starve

I'm facing a problem with some items in my List. I want to have an Huge document Library (thousands of files in folders + GB of files) and I want to have different permissions on the files. I want ...
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Inherit permissions on list in a sub-site causes site collection lock-out

Scenario is this - site collection contains a sub-site with unique permissions. In that sub-site, site owner with full control creates link list. That list is not created with the same permissions as ...
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What are the big no-no's that break content type inheritance to a site?

In my organization I have experienced that suddenly the inheritance have been unintentionally broken to a site, so that new lists or subsites only have local - obsolete versions of the content types. ...
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Limited Access entries are noise

My farm admin encourages us collection admins to use permission inheritance. However, we have hundreds of Limited Access entries on the top level site, all of whom I assume possess a custom permission ...
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manage permissions per list

I have a SharePoint 2007 Foundation portal with about 20 sites, each mirrored per client differing only in membership groups and client-specific content. The person who set up the site created 2 ...
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Set default authorizations for an uploaded document

Is it possible, when you upload a document and put it in a library, to set automatically inherited rights from the library to this document ? Because, for the moment, when I upload a document (during ...
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Full Control permission level grayed out

I have created custom permission level (View&EditOnly) which lets users to just add and view the items. Then I created a group (nodeleteListGrp) and added that View&EditOnly permission level ...
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Is ist possible to share viewstate properties between webparts?

I have a class "Wepart A" and a class "Webpart B" which have some similiarities. So I introduced a BaseWebpart from which A and B inherit. I want to share 2 properties (SortColumn and SortDirection) ...
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Add an SPGroup to another SPGroup

Is there a way to add a SharePoint group to another SharePoint group? This would work like Active Directory. IE. I want to put the two child groups into the parent group instead of adding all of the ...
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Pagelayout using different version of masterpage

I have made 3 custom pagelayouts, 2 of them just inherit the correct version of the masterpage whilst the last one uses the same masterpage, but an older version of it. It contains the exact same ...
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Customizing SharePoint AspMenu control

I'm currently working on a project in which the navigation needs to have some special touches in order to fulfill the clients wishes. Instead of the casual SharePoint topnavigation dropdown I want to ...
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Site Logo URI adjustment

I uploaded my company's site logo successfully to my site and whenever I created sites under my site collection, the logo is inheriting successfully. But the problem is when I click the site logo from ...
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Content Type Hub push Content Types with Inherit=FALSE

We're deploying our custom content types to the content type hub with a feature. The content type with Inherits="TRUE" gets published to the subscriber sites without a problem. However for all content ...
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Permission inheritance after object creation

I was recently made site admin for a sharepoint site (sharepoint 2007), previously maintained by my colleague. This site contains some lists, libraries whose permission I am not able to change. That ...
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SharePoint 2010 SP1 - Set permissions error

I updated my SharePoint 2010 (Language: German) environment with SP1. After the update I had the problem that when I want to create a (Website/Blog/Forum etc. but not Documentlibrary/List etc.) with ...
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Unique Permission Issue

This appears to be by design. I have a user who used unique permissions on a subsite and then used unique permissions on a list in the subsite. They then decided to have the subsite inherit ...
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When/If/Where to call base event receivers

My questions are: Is it always necessary to call the parent (base) event receiver, assuming the event is to proceed to completion? I've recently learned that the base version cannot be called in ...
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No setting on sub-sites to inherit master page from parent of the site

I am using SharePoint 2010........... When I create a sub-site and I go to "Site Settings" there is no option that will allow me to inherit site master page from parent of the site. I have to ...
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Are site columns and content types really worthwhile?

I started doing Sharepoint development by the book. From the very start I was taught, create A site column -> A content type -> A list definition -> A list instance. So the theory here is you have ...
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Create a SharePoint abstract parent content type

Is it possible to make a content type "abstract" in SharePoint 2010, i.e. users will only able to use the content types that inherit from the parent, and not create items/lists that use the base ...
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How to inherit parent site permissions when creating subSite using webservice

Using Sharepoint 2007 webservices from a .Net web application I create a subSite (CreateDWS method). I was originally hoping that the parent permissions would be inherited but no such luck. ...