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sdtPr (Structured Document Tag Properties)

This element specifies the set of properties which shall be applied to the parent structured document tag.

[Example: Consider a structured document tag with the following properties specified:

<w:alias w:val="Birthday"/>
<w:id w:val="8775518"/>
<w:dateFormat w:val="M/d/yyyy"/>
<w:lid w:val="EN-US"/>

This structured document tag specifies three properties: the a friendly name of Birthday via the alias element (§, a unique ID of 8775518 via the id element (§, and a structured document tag type of date picker via the date element (§ which itself has a set of date-specific properties. end example]

Parent Elements

sdt2.5.2.29); sdt2.5.2.30); sdt2.5.2.28); sdt2.5.2.31)


Child Elements


alias (Friendly Name)


bibliography (Bibliography Structured Document Tag)


citation (Citation Structured Document Tag)


comboBox (Combo Box Structured Document Tag)


dataBinding (XML Mapping)


date (Date Structured Document Tag)


docPartList (Document Part Gallery Structured Document Tag)


docPartObj (Built-In Document Part Structured Document Tag)


dropDownList (Drop-Down List Structured Document Tag)


equation (Equation Structured Document Tag)


group (Group Structured Document Tag)


id (Unique ID)


lock (Locking Setting)


picture (Picture Structured Document Tag)


placeholder (Structured Document Tag Placeholder Text)


richText (Rich Text Structured Document Tag)


rPr (Run Properties For Structured Document Tag Contents)


showingPlcHdr (Current Contents Are Placeholder Text)


tag (Programmatic Tag)


temporary (Remove Structured Document Tag When Contents Are Edited)


text (Plain Text Structured Document Tag)


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

<complexType name="CT_SdtPr">

   <choice maxOccurs="unbounded">

   <element name="rPr" type="CT_RPr" minOccurs="0"/>

   <element name="alias" type="CT_String" minOccurs="0"/>

   <element name="lock" type="CT_Lock" minOccurs="0"/>

   <element name="placeholder" type="CT_Placeholder" minOccurs="0"/>

   <element name="showingPlcHdr" type="CT_OnOff" minOccurs="0"/>

   <element name="dataBinding" type="CT_DataBinding" minOccurs="0"/>

   <element name="temporary" type="CT_OnOff" minOccurs="0"/>

   <element name="id" type="CT_DecimalNumber" minOccurs="0"/>

   <element name="tag" type="CT_String" minOccurs="0"/>

   <choice minOccurs="0" maxOccurs="1">

   <element name="equation" type="CT_Empty"/>

   <element name="comboBox" type="CT_SdtComboBox"/>

   <element name="date" type="CT_SdtDate"/>

   <element name="docPartObj" type="CT_SdtDocPart"/>

   <element name="docPartList" type="CT_SdtDocPart"/>

   <element name="dropDownList" type="CT_SdtDropDownList"/>

   <element name="picture" type="CT_Empty"/>

   <element name="richText" type="CT_Empty"/>

   <element name="text" type="CT_SdtText"/>

   <element name="citation" type="CT_Empty"/>

   <element name="group" type="CT_Empty"/>

   <element name="bibliography" type="CT_Empty"/>