<cell3D> (Cell 3-D)

This element specifies a set of properties which dictate the 3-D appearance of a given cell in a table. Collectively, these properties are referred to as a <cell 3-D>. The application of these properties occurs on a per-cell basis in the table.

Parent Elements

<tcPr>; <tcStyle>

Child Elements


<bevel> (Bevel)


<extLst> (Extension List)


<lightRig> (Light Rig)




<prstMaterial> (Preset Material)

Specifies a material type which will be used to define the material characteristics of the cell. The material properties, combined with the lighting characteristics of the scene in define the final look and feel of the 3-D appearance of the cell.

The possible values for this attribute are defined by the ST_PresetMaterialType simple type (§

The following XML Schema fragment defines the contents of this element:

<complexType name="CT_Cell3D">
	<element name="bevel" type="CT_Bevel" minOccurs="1" maxOccurs="1"/>
	<element name="lightRig" type="CT_LightRig" minOccurs="0" maxOccurs="1"/>
	<element name="extLst" type="CT_OfficeArtExtensionList" minOccurs="0" maxOccurs="1"/>
	<attribute name="prstMaterial" type="ST_PresetMaterialType" use="optional" default="plastic"/>