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CellStyles Class

Cell Styles.When the object is serialized out as xml, its qualified name is x:cellStyles.

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

public class CellStyles : OpenXmlCompositeElement

The following table lists the possible child types:

  • CellStyle <x:cellStyle>

[ISO/IEC 29500-1 1st Edition]

18.8.8 cellStyles (Cell Styles)

This element contains the named cell styles, consisting of a sequence of named style records. A named cell style is a collection of direct or themed formatting (e.g., cell border, cell fill, and font type/size/style) grouped together into a single named style, and can be applied to a cell.

[Example:For example, "Normal", "Heading 1", "Title", and "20% Accent1" are named cell styles expressed below. They have builtInId's associated with them, and use xfId to reference the specific formatting elements pertaining to the particular style. The xfId is a zero-based index, referencing an xf record in the cellStyleXfs collection.

<cellStyles count="4">
<cellStyle name="20% - Accent1" xfId="3" builtinId="30"/>
<cellStyle name="Heading 1" xfId="2" builtinId="16"/>
<cellStyle name="Normal" xfId="0" builtinId="0"/>
<cellStyle name="Title" xfId="1" builtinId="15"/>

end example]

Parent Elements

styleSheet (§18.8.39)

Child Elements


cellStyle (Cell Style)




count (Style Count)

Count of style elements.

The possible values for this attribute are defined by the W3C XML Schema unsignedInt datatype.

[Note: The W3C XML Schema definition of this element’s content model (CT_CellStyles) is located in §A.2. 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.