Glossary of PresentationML-Specific Terms

The following terms are used in the context of a PresentationML document:

comment — A note that an author or reviewer attaches to a piece of text in a document. Although a consumer may chose to display comments, they are not considered part of the body of the document. A comment includes the text of the note, the comment author's name and initials, and date of creation, among other things.

handout — A printed set of slides that can be handed out to an audience for future reference.

note — A slide annotation, reminder, or piece of text intended for the presenter or the audience.

presentation — A collection of slides intended to be viewed by an audience.

slide — A frame containing one or more pieces of text and/or images.

slide layout — The organization of elements on a slide.