<drawing> (DrawingML Object)

This element specifies that a DrawingML object is located at this position in the run’s contents. The layout properties of this DrawingML object are specified using the WordprocessingML Drawing syntax (§5.5).


The <drawing> element indicates that a DrawingML object and its WordprocessingML Drawing positioning data are located at the current position in the run (e.g. a picture or a chart). ]

Parent Elements

<r>; <r>

Child Elements


<anchor> (Anchor for Floating DrawingML Object)


<inline> (Inline DrawingML Object)


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

<complexType name="CT_Drawing">
	<choice minOccurs="1" maxOccurs="unbounded">
	<element ref="wp:anchor" minOccurs="0"/>
	<element ref="wp:inline" minOccurs="0"/>