DocumentType class

Office 2013 and later

Document Classification. When the object is serialized out as xml, its qualified name is w:documentType.

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

public class DocumentType : OpenXmlLeafElement

[ISO/IEC 29500-1 1st Edition]

documentType (Document Classification)

This element specifies the classification of a given WordprocessingML document.

[Note: This element can be used by hosting applications to facilitate customized user interface and/or automatic formatting behaviors based on the 'type' of a given WordprocessingML document. end note]

If this element is omitted, then the document shall be classified as a general document.

[Example: Consider a set of WordprocessingML documents which should be classified as 'letters'. This classification would be specified using the following WordprocessingML in the document settings of these documents:

<w:documentType w:val="letter" /> 

The documentType element's val attribute is equal to letter, specifying that the hosting application must apply the behaviors it has specified for letters to the given WordprocessingML document. end example]

Parent Elements

settings (§17.15.1.78)

Attributes

Description

val (Document Classification Value)

Specifies the classification of the document based on the types defined in the referenced simple type definition.

[Example: Consider a WordprocessingML document which should be classified as an e-mail message. This classification would be specified using the following WordprocessingML in the document settings:

<w:documentType w:val="eMail" /> 

The val attribute is equal to eMail, specifying that the hosting application can apply e-mail behaviors (if any) to this document. end example]

The possible values for this attribute are defined by the ST_DocType simple type (§17.18.19).

[Note: The W3C XML Schema definition of this element’s content model (CT_DocType) 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.
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