Comments class

Office 2013 and later

Comments Collection. The root element of WordprocessingCommentsPart. When the object is serialized out as xml, its qualified name is w:comments.

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

public class Comments : OpenXmlPartRootElement

[ISO/IEC 29500-1 1st Edition]

comments (Comments Collection)

This element specifies all of the comments defined in the current document. It is the root element of the Comments part of a WordprocessingML document.

[Example: Consider the following WordprocessingML fragment for the content of a comments part in a WordprocessingML document:

  <w:comment … >
    …  </w:comment>

The comments element contains the single comment specified by this document in this example. end example]

Parent Elements

Root element of WordprocessingML Comments part

Child Elements


comment (Comment Content)


[Note: The W3C XML Schema definition of this element’s content model (CT_Comments) is located in §A.1. 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.