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NotesMaster Class

Notes Master. It is the root element of NotesMasterPart.When the object is serialized out as xml, its qualified name is p:notesMaster.

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

<ChildElementInfoAttribute(GetType(HeaderFooter))> _
<ChildElementInfoAttribute(GetType(ExtensionListWithModification))> _
<ChildElementInfoAttribute(GetType(NotesStyle))> _
<ChildElementInfoAttribute(GetType(CommonSlideData))> _
<ChildElementInfoAttribute(GetType(ColorMap))> _
Public Class NotesMaster _
	Inherits OpenXmlPartRootElement
Dim instance As NotesMaster

The following table lists the possible child types:

  • CommonSlideData <p:cSld>

  • ColorMap <p:clrMap>

  • HeaderFooter <p:hf>

  • NotesStyle <p:notesStyle>

  • ExtensionListWithModification <p:extLst>

[ISO/IEC 29500-1 1st Edition] notesMaster (Notes Master)

This element specifies an instance of a handout master slide. Within a handout master slide are contained all elements that describe the objects and their corresponding formatting for within a handout slide. Within a handout master slide the cSld element specifies the common slide elements such as shapes and their attached text bodies. There are other properties within a handout master slide but cSld encompasses the majority of the intended purpose for a handoutMaster slide.

Parent Elements

Root element of PresentationML Notes Master part

Child Elements


clrMap (Color Scheme Map)


cSld (Common Slide Data)


extLst (Extension List with Modification Flag)


hf (Header/Footer information for a slide master)


notesStyle (Notes Text Style)


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