<tblStyleLst> (Table Style List)

This element is simply a list of table styles which are used within a document.

<tblStyleLst def="{5C22544A-7EE6-4342-B048-85BDC9FD1C3A}">
  <tblStyle styleId="{5C22544A-7EE6-4342-B048-85BDC9FD1C3A}"
    styleName="Medium Style 2 - Accent 1"></tblStyle>
  <tblStyle styleId="{3C2FFA5D-87B4-456A-9821-1D502468CF0F}"  
    styleName="Themed Style 1 - Accent 1"></tblStyle>

In this example, we see two table styles defined along with the default being specified. ]

Parent Elements

Root element of DrawingML Table Styles part

Child Elements


<tblStyle> (Table Style)




<def> (Default)

The GUID corresponding to the default table style in the list of table styles. This default can be used when a table is initially inserted into a document.

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

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

<complexType name="CT_TableStyleList">
	<element name="tblStyle" type="CT_TableStyle" minOccurs="0" maxOccurs="unbounded"/>
	<attribute name="def" type="ST_Guid" use="required"/>