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sldMasterId (Slide Master ID)

This element specifies a slide master that is available within the corresponding presentation. A slide master is a slide that is specifically designed to be a template for all related child layout slides.

[Example: Consider the following specification of a slide master within a presentation

<p:presentation xmlns:a="" xmlns:r="" xmlns:p="" embedTrueTypeFonts="1">



<p:sldMasterId id="2147483648" r:id="rId1"/>




end example]

Parent Elements



Child Elements


extLst (Extension List)





id (Slide Master Identifier)

Specifies the slide master identifier that is to contain a value that is unique throughout the presentation.


The possible values for this attribute are defined by the ST_SlideMasterId simple type (§4.8.20).

id (Relationship Identifier)


Namespace: .../officeDocument/2006/relationships

Specifies the relationship identifier that is used in conjunction with a corresponding relationship file to resolve the location within a presentation of the sldMaster element defining this slide master.


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

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

<complexType name="CT_SlideMasterIdListEntry">


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


   <attribute name="id" type="ST_SlideMasterId" use="optional"/>

   <attribute ref="r:id" use="required"/>