<fontScheme> (Font Scheme)

This element defines the font scheme within the theme. The font scheme consists of a pair of major and minor fonts for which to use in a document. The major font corresponds well with the heading areas of a document, and the minor font corresponds well with the normal text or paragraph areas.

<fontScheme name="sample">

In this example, we see the major and minor font lists within the font scheme that is named 'sample'. ]

Parent Elements

<themeElements>; <themeOverride>

Child Elements


<extLst> (Extension List)


<majorFont> (Major Font)


<minorFont> (Minor fonts)




<name> (Name)

The name of the font scheme shown in the user interface.

The possible values for this attribute are defined by the XML Schema string datatype.

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

<complexType name="CT_FontScheme">
	<element name="majorFont" type="CT_FontCollection" minOccurs="1" maxOccurs="1"/>
	<element name="minorFont" type="CT_FontCollection" minOccurs="1" maxOccurs="1"/>
	<element name="extLst" type="CT_OfficeArtExtensionList" minOccurs="0" maxOccurs="1"/>
	<attribute name="name" type="xsd:string" use="required"/>