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handoutMaster (Handout 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 Handout 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)


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

<complexType name="CT_HandoutMaster">


   <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="extLst" type="CT_ExtensionListModify" minOccurs="0" maxOccurs="1"/>