HandoutMaster Class

Handout Master. It is the root element of HandoutMasterPart.When the object is serialized out as xml, its qualified name is p:handoutMaster.

Inheritance Hierarchy


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


<ChildElementInfoAttribute(GetType(HeaderFooter))> _
<ChildElementInfoAttribute(GetType(CommonSlideData))> _
<ChildElementInfoAttribute(GetType(ColorMap))> _
<ChildElementInfoAttribute(GetType(ExtensionListWithModification))> _
Public Class HandoutMaster _
    Inherits OpenXmlPartRootElement
Dim instance As HandoutMaster
public class HandoutMaster : OpenXmlPartRootElement


The following table lists the possible child types:

  • CommonSlideData <p:cSld>

  • ColorMap <p:clrMap>

  • HeaderFooter <p:hf>

  • ExtensionListWithModification <p:extLst>

[ISO/IEC 29500-1 1st Edition] handoutMaster (Handout 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 Handout 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)


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


HandoutMaster Members

DocumentFormat.OpenXml.Presentation Namespace