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syeshind0bdb8e2005-10-27 17:44:14 +000032<h1 class="topictitle1">Working with XML schemas</h1>
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kprice43d0c0f2006-05-18 15:56:09 +000035<div><p>XML schemas are an XML language for describing and constraining
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syeshind0bdb8e2005-10-27 17:44:14 +000043<div><a href="tcxmlsch.html" title="You can create an XML schema and then edit it using the XML schema editor. Using the XML schema editor, you can specify element names that indicates which elements are allowed in an XML file, and in which combinations.">Creating XML schemas</a></div>
44<div><a href="timpschm.html" title="If you want to work with XML schema files that you created outside of the product, you can import them into the workbench and open them in the XML schema editor. The XML schema editor provides you with a structured view of the XML schema.">Importing XML schemas</a></div>
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syeshind0bdb8e2005-10-27 17:44:14 +000047<div><a href="tedtpref.html" title="You can set various preferences for XML schema files such as the default target namespace and XML Schema language constructs prefix used.">Editing XML schema file preferences</a></div>
48<div><a href="tdelscmp.html" title="If you have created any XML schema components you no longer need, you can delete them.">Deleting XML schema components</a></div>
49<div><a href="tvdtschm.html" title="Validating an XML schema determines whether the current state of the XML schema file is semantically valid. Any errors will be displayed in the Problems view.">Validating XML schemas</a></div>
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kprice43d0c0f2006-05-18 15:56:09 +000052<div><a href="rxsdicons.html" title="The following XML schema editor icons appear in the Outline, Design, and Properties view.">Icons used in the XML schema editor</a></div>
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