<notesMaster> (Notes Master)

This element specifies an instance of a handout master slide. Within a handout master slide are contained all elements that describe the objects and their corresponding formatting for within a handout slide. Within a handout master slide the <cSld> element specifies the common slide elements such as shapes and their attached text bodies. There are other properties within a handout master slide but <cSld> encompasses the majority of the intended purpose for a <handoutMaster> slide.

Parent Elements

Root element of PresentationML Notes Master part

Child Elements


<clrMap> (Color Scheme Map)


<cSld> (Common Slide Data)


<extLst> (Extension List with Modification Flag)


<hf> (Header/Footer information for a slide master)


<notesStyle> (Notes Text Style)


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

<complexType name="CT_NotesMaster">
	<element name="cSld" type="CT_CommonSlideData" minOccurs="1" maxOccurs="1"/>
	<group ref="EG_TopLevelSlide" minOccurs="1" maxOccurs="1"/>
	<element name="hf" type="CT_HeaderFooter" minOccurs="0" maxOccurs="1"/>
	<element name="notesStyle" type="a:CT_TextListStyle" minOccurs="0" maxOccurs="1"/>
	<element name="extLst" type="CT_ExtensionListModify" minOccurs="0" maxOccurs="1"/>