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  • Christian Simonsen 4 posts 24 karma points
    Apr 27, 2011 @ 09:30
    Christian Simonsen

    Limit creation of document types

    I was wondering if there is any way of stopping a document type from showing in the “Create new document” dialogue.  My scenario is that I have certain document types that I want the site to contain, I want all my editors to be able to change information within the documents, but I don’t want them to be able to create a document of the given type.

  • Jeroen Breuer 4907 posts 12264 karma points MVP 4x admin c-trib
    Apr 27, 2011 @ 09:51
    Jeroen Breuer

    After you created the node you could change the structure of the parent documenttype and to not allow that documenttype as a child. The node of the documenttype you already created will stay, but the user can't add any more nodes of that documenttype because the structure won't allow it.

  • Christer Josefsson 55 posts 93 karma points
    Apr 27, 2011 @ 10:20
    Christer Josefsson

    As Jeroen says, it´s the only way of doing it in current versions of Umbraco. It would have been nice to have a boolean flag on the doc. type that says it can be created at root level. Maybe something for v5???

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