Footnotes Class

Document Footnotes. It is the root element of FootnotesPart.When the object is serialized out as xml, its qualified name is w:footnotes.

Inheritance Hierarchy


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


<ChildElementInfoAttribute(GetType(Footnote))> _
Public Class Footnotes _
    Inherits OpenXmlPartRootElement
Dim instance As Footnotes
public class Footnotes : OpenXmlPartRootElement


The following table lists the possible child types:

  • Footnote <w:footnote>

[ISO/IEC 29500-1 1st Edition]

17.11.15 footnotes (Document Footnotes)

This element specifies the set of all footnotes in the document, including footnote separators and continuation notices. This element is the root node for the Footnotes part.

[Example: Consider the following example of the contents of the footnotes part:

<w:footnote w:type="separator" w:id="0">
</w:footnote >
<w:footnote w:type="continuationSeparator" w:id="1">
<w:footnote w:id="2">

The footnotes part contains the definition for one normal footnote, as well as the separator and continuation separator footnotes for this document. end example]

Parent Elements

Root element of WordprocessingML Footnotes part

Child Elements


footnote (Footnote Content)


[Note: The W3C XML Schema definition of this element’s content model (CT_Footnotes) is located in §A.1. 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


Footnotes Members

DocumentFormat.OpenXml.Wordprocessing Namespace