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XML Designer, Options Dialog Box

Visual Studio .NET 2003

Determines the default view when opening new and existing XML Schemas and ADO.NET datasets (which are both .xsd files). When XML Schemas and datasets are opened in the XML Designer, they will be displayed in the view set as default, regardless of the last view worked in.

To access these XML Designer settings, from the Tools menu select Options, then expand the XML Designer folder.

XML view
Opens XML Schemas and datasets in XML view, which is for working in the XML editor.
Schema view
Opens XML Schemas and datasets in Schema view, which is for visually creating and modifying schemas. This is the default view.

See Also

XML Designer | Introduction to XML Schemas | XML Schemas and Data