GraphicFrame Class

Graphic Frame.When the object is serialized out as xml, its qualified name is p:graphicFrame.

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

public class GraphicFrame : OpenXmlCompositeElement

The following table lists the possible child types:

  • NonVisualGraphicFrameProperties <p:nvGraphicFramePr>

  • Transform <p:xfrm>

  • DocumentFormat.OpenXml.Drawing.Graphic <a:graphic>

  • ExtensionListWithModification <p:extLst>

[ISO/IEC 29500-1 1st Edition] graphicFrame (Graphic Frame)

This element specifies the existence of a graphics frame. This frame contains a graphic that was generated by an external source and needs a container in which to be displayed on the slide surface.

Parent Elements

grpSp (§; spTree (§

Child Elements


extLst (Extension List with Modification Flag)


graphic (Graphic Object)


nvGraphicFramePr (Non-Visual Properties for a Graphic Frame)


xfrm (2D Transform for Graphic Frame)


[Note: The W3C XML Schema definition of this element’s content model (CT_GraphicalObjectFrame) is located in §A.3. 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.