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FromMarker Class

Starting Anchor Point.When the object is serialized out as xml, its qualified name is xdr:from.

Namespace:  DocumentFormat.OpenXml.Drawing.Spreadsheet
Assembly:  DocumentFormat.OpenXml (in DocumentFormat.OpenXml.dll)

public class FromMarker : MarkerType

The following table lists the possible child types:

  • ColumnId <xdr:col>

  • ColumnOffset <xdr:colOff>

  • RowId <xdr:row>

  • RowOffset <xdr:rowOff>

[ISO/IEC 29500-1 1st Edition] from (Starting Anchor Point)

This element specifies the first anchor point for the drawing element. This is used to anchor the top and left sides of the shape within the spreadsheet. That is when the cell that is specified in the from element is adjusted, the shape is also adjusted.

[Example: Consider the following SpreadsheetDrawingML

  <xdr:sp macro="" textlink="">

The above example shows the first anchor point being specified via the from element. end example]

Parent Elements

anchor (§; oneCellAnchor (§; twoCellAnchor (§

Child Elements


col (Column))


colOff (Column Offset)


row (Row)


rowOff (Row Offset)


[Note: The W3C XML Schema definition of this element’s content model (CT_Marker) is located in §A.4.5. end note]

© ISO/IEC29500: 2008.

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

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