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nvPr (Non-Visual Properties)

This element specifies non-visual properties for objects. These properties include multimedia content associated with an object and properties indicating how the object is to be used or displayed in different contexts.

Parent Elements

nvCxnSpPr4.4.1.26); nvGraphicFramePr4.4.1.27); nvGrpSpPr4.4.1.28); nvPicPr4.4.1.29); nvSpPr4.4.1.31)


Child Elements


audioCd (Audio from CD)


audioFile (Audio from File)


custDataLst (Customer Data List)


extLst (Extension List)


ph (Placeholder Shape)


quickTimeFile (QuickTime from File)


videoFile (Video from File)


wavAudioFile (Audio from WAV File)





isPhoto (Is a Photo Album)

Specifies whether the picture belongs to a photo album and should thus be included when editing a photo album within the generating application.


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

userDrawn (Is User Drawn)

Specifies if the corresponding object has been drawn by the user and should thus not be deleted. This allows for the flagging of slides that contain user drawn data.


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

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

<complexType name="CT_ApplicationNonVisualDrawingProps">


   <element name="ph" type="CT_Placeholder" minOccurs="0" maxOccurs="1"/>

   <group ref="a:EG_Media" minOccurs="0" maxOccurs="1"/>

   <element name="custDataLst" type="CT_CustomerDataList" minOccurs="0" maxOccurs="1"/>

   <element name="extLst" type="CT_ExtensionList" minOccurs="0" maxOccurs="1"/>


   <attribute name="isPhoto" type="xsd:boolean" use="optional" default="false"/>

   <attribute name="userDrawn" type="xsd:boolean" use="optional" default="false"/>