Timing Class

Slide Timing Information for a Slide Layout.When the object is serialized out as xml, its qualified name is p:timing.

Inheritance Hierarchy


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


<ChildElementInfoAttribute(GetType(BuildList))> _
<ChildElementInfoAttribute(GetType(TimeNodeList))> _
<ChildElementInfoAttribute(GetType(ExtensionListWithModification))> _
Public Class Timing _
    Inherits OpenXmlCompositeElement
Dim instance As Timing
public class Timing : OpenXmlCompositeElement


The following table lists the possible child types:

  • TimeNodeList <p:tnLst>

  • BuildList <p:bldLst>

  • ExtensionListWithModification <p:extLst>

[ISO/IEC 29500-1 1st Edition] timing (Slide Timing Information for a Slide Layout)

This element specifies the timing information for handling all animations and timed events within the corresponding slide. This information is tracked via time nodes within the timing element. More information on the specifics of these time nodes and how they are to be defined can be found within the Animation section of the PresentationML framework.

Parent Elements

sld (§; sldLayout (§; sldMaster (§

Child Elements


bldLst (Build List)


extLst (Extension List with Modification Flag)


tnLst (Time Node List)


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

© ISO/IEC29500: 2008.

Thread Safety

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

See Also


Timing Members

DocumentFormat.OpenXml.Presentation Namespace