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<title>Editing XML schema properties</title>
<searchtitle>Editing XML schema properties</searchtitle>
<shortdesc>After you create an XML schema, you can edit its various properties,
such as its namespace and prefix.</shortdesc>
<keywords><indexterm>XML schema editor<indexterm>XML schema properties</indexterm></indexterm>
<indexterm>XML schema files<indexterm>editing properties</indexterm></indexterm>
<context><p>The following instructions were written for the Resource perspective,
but they will also work in many other perspectives.</p><p>To edit an XML schema's
properties, complete the following steps:</p></context>
<step><cmd>Create a new XML schema or double-click an existing schema in the
Navigator view.</cmd><info> It will automatically open in the XML schema editor.</info>
<step><cmd>In the Outline view, click <uicontrol>Directives</uicontrol>.</cmd>
<step><cmd>In the Properties view, click the <uicontrol>General</uicontrol> tab.</cmd>
<step><cmd>You can change the <uicontrol>Prefix</uicontrol> associated with
the current namespace.</cmd><info>Element and attribute names that are associated
with this namespace will be prefixed with this value.</info></step>
<step><cmd>You can also edit the <uicontrol>Target namespace</uicontrol> for
this schema.</cmd><info> A namespace is a URI that provides a unique name
to associate with all the elements and type definitions in a schema.</info>
<step><cmd>Click the <uicontrol>Documentation</uicontrol> tab if you want
to provide any information about this XML schema.</cmd><info>The <uicontrol>Documentation</uicontrol> page
is used for human readable material, such as a description.</info></step><?Pub Caret?>
<step><cmd>Click the <uicontrol>Extensions</uicontrol> tab if you want to
add application information elements to your annotations of schema components.</cmd>
<info>The <uicontrol>Extensions</uicontrol> page allows you to specify the
schema and add XML content to your annotations.</info></step>
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