PositionOffset class

Office 2013 and later

Defines the PositionOffset Class. When the object is serialized out as xml, its qualified name is wp:posOffset.

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

public class PositionOffset : OpenXmlLeafTextElement

[ISO/IEC 29500-1 1st Edition]

posOffset (Absolute Position Offset)

This element specifies an absolute measurement for the positioning of a floating DrawingML object within a WordprocessingML document. This measurement shall be calculated relative to the top left edge of the positioning base specified by the parent element's relativeFrom attribute.

[Example: Consider a DrawingML picture which must be displayed one inch from the top of the page, and one-half of an inch from the left edge of the page. This object would be specified as follows:

<wp:anchor … >
  <wp:positionH relativeFrom="page">
  <wp:positionV relativeFrom="page">

The posOffset element specifies the absolute positioning of the object relative to the top-left edge of the page in EMUs. end example]

The possible values for this element are defined by the ST_PositionOffset simple type (§

Parent Elements

positionH (§; positionV (§

[Note: The W3C XML Schema definition of this element’s content model (ST_PositionOffset) is located in §A.4.4. 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.