NotesMaster class

Office 2013 and later

Notes Master. 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)

public class NotesMaster : OpenXmlPartRootElement

[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.