<fontRef> (Font Reference)

This element represents a reference to a themed font. When used it specifies which themed font to use along with a choice of color.

<fontRef idx="minor">
  <schemeClr val="tx1"/>

In this example, we see a font referencing the minor font defined within the theme. ]

Parent Elements

<style>; <style>; <style>; <style>; <style>; <tcTxStyle>

Child Elements


<hslClr> (Hue, Saturation, Luminance Color Model)


<prstClr> (Preset Color)


<schemeClr> (Scheme Color)


<scrgbClr> (RGB Color Model - Percentage Variant)


<srgbClr> (RGB Color Model - Hex Variant)


<sysClr> (System Color)




<idx> (Identifier)

Specifies the identifier of the font to reference.

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

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

<complexType name="CT_FontReference">
	<group ref="EG_ColorChoice" minOccurs="0" maxOccurs="1"/>
	<attribute name="idx" type="ST_FontCollectionIndex" use="required"/>