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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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 ...