Options - Module Settings - XML Schema Editor - Schema Details

You use the Schema Details page of the Options dialog box to specify which properties of an XML Schema's nodes you want to display in the Diagram tab of the XML Schema Editor. Settings you choose here affect every instance of the XML Schema Editor, though you can override these settings for individual XML Schema documents (Diagram > Properties).

For each type of node (elements, complexTypes, and so on) and for a node's individual properties (name, type, and so on), you use the Inline visibility in diagram settings to

In order to streamline presentation of the XML Schema in the diagram, most properties are hidden by default.


The following illustrations show how Inline visibility in diagram settings affect the appearance of the Mode element in the ProductLine complexType.

Hide setting. This is the default setting. (The ProductInfo node is included for context).

Show setting. Notice that even properties that do not have a value defined for them are displayed:

Show if not empty setting. Only those values for the Mode element that have been explicitly set are displayed in the diagram:



The node and, optionally, properties whose inline visibility settings you want to change.

Inline visibility in diagram

The conditions under which you want to display a property and its values in the XML Schema diagram. Inline visibility options are:

For More Information

Introduction to the XML Schema Editor Diagram Tab

Defining an XML Schema Using the Diagram Tab - Getting Started

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