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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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. ...
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SPList.GetItems(query) does not return SPListItems where the permissions are not inherited

I'm using the following code: protected void TraverseFolder(SPList list, SPFolder folder) { SPQuery qry = new SPQuery() { Folder = folder }; SPListItemCollection listFolderItems = ...
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Mysteries of the ContentType Inherits attribute

When defining content types in SharePoint 2010, there is a new Inherits attribute. According to the SDK: The value of this attribute determines whether the content type inherits fields from ...