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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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 ...