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Masterpage not inheriting

Posted By:      Posted Date: October 16, 2010    Points: 0   Category :SharePoint


I am using Sharepoint 2010 Enterprise, i have created a site collection and have used a Publishing Site as the template for the portal.  I have customised the master page of the site and everything looks good.  When i add a subsite, although the masterpage settings are set to inherit the parents masterpage, this is not happening.  Instead the subsite is using its own masterpage and i need to make my changes all over again to this site. 

How can i make it so that the site will inherit the master page of its parent? am i doing something wrong?

On the subsite, under http://spoint2010/Departments/_Layouts/ChangeSiteMasterPage.aspx all 3 options for Site Master Page, System Master Page and Alternate CSS URL are set to Inherit site master page from parent of this site.

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