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XML Designer Topics
In versions prior to Visual Studio 2005, the XML Designer is the designer for typed datasets and XML schema. The XML Designer can still be used to create and edit XML schema files. However, in the current version, the designer for creating and editing typed datasets is the Dataset Designer. For more information, see.
This page assumes you are working with the XML Designer. To open a typed dataset file with the XML Designer, right-click the file in Solution Explorer, point to Open With, and then click XML Schema Editor.
XML Schemas are combinations of element, attribute, type, and group definitions. XML Schemas in Visual Studio use the XML Schema definition language (XSD) that conforms to the recommendation for XML Schema of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C). For more information about XML Schema, see.
This section will explain how to add new XML Schema files to your project and how to create the individual pieces that XML Schemas are constructed of.
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