Creating the XSD Schema

As you saw yesterday, you can create a strongly typed DataSet using the graphical designer. When you do so, the designer is actually creating an XSD document behind the scenes that is visible by clicking on the XML pane at the bottom of the designer. This is shown in Listing 7.4. In the XML pane, you can edit the XML being produced and even take advantage of IntelliSense.


When you right-click on the XML designer and select the Generate DataSet option, the msdata namespace (defined by the URN schemas-microsoft-com:xml-msdata) is added to the definition of the XML document in the root schema element, as is shown in Listing 7.4. Attributes from this namespace are used to add supplementary information to the schema that ...

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