XML schema editor

This product provides an XML schema editor for creating, viewing, and validating XML schemas. XML schemas are a formal specification of element names that indicates which elements are allowed in an XML file, and in which combinations.

A schema is functionally equivalent to a DTD, but is written in XML. A schema also provides extended functionality such as data typing, inheritance, and presentation rules.

For more information on XML schema, see the following:

Using the XML schema editor, you can:

The XML Schema specification from the W3C Web site is used for validation.

XML schema editor views - Design, Outline, Properties, and Source

There are four main views you can work with in the XML schema editor:

Status of the XML schema

Three status indicators for the schema are available. They are in the bottom right corner:

Related tasks
Creating XML schemas
Editing XML schema properties
Validating XML schemas