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how to validate xml using local xsd

giridhar challa
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Joined: May 02, 2006
Posts: 18
Hi,
I am new to schemas.

I have one basic doubt.
I have one xml like this.

<?xml version="1.0"?>
<!--
<!DOCTYPE note SYSTEM "note.dtd">
-->


<note>
<to>Tove</to>
<from>Jani</from>
<heading>Reminder</heading>
<body>Don't forget me this weekend!</body>

</note>

And i have note.xsd as follows.

<?xml version="1.0"?>

<xs:schema xmlns:xs="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema"
targetNamespace="http://www.w3schools.com"
xmlns="http://www.w3schools.com"
elementFormDefault="qualified">

<xs:element name="note">
<xs:complexType>
<xs:sequence>
<xs:element name="to" type="xs:string"/>
<xs:element name="from" type="xs:string"/>
<xs:element name="heading" type="xs:string"/>
<xs:element name="body" type="xs:string"/>
</xs:sequence>
</xs:complexType>
</xs:element>

</xs:schema>

As scehmas are much better than dtds
how can i validate note.xml with note.xsd if both are located in the same directory.
Manhar Puri
Ranch Hand

Joined: Aug 23, 2005
Posts: 41
Is this realted to web services? Please give more details as to what you are trying to do.

There are tools out there like xmlbeans which do schema validation automatically (when u request it to) for you when converting java beans to xml or vice versa.

-Manhar.
[ June 16, 2006: Message edited by: Manhar Puri ]
giridhar challa
Greenhorn

Joined: May 02, 2006
Posts: 18
Thanks for your intrest.
I am new to web services.

It is not related to web services.
recently i have started working on web services.
i got to know that schemas, xml namespaces and wsdl are the basics for webservices.
I was going through schema tutorial from w3schools.com.
There i got to know that they are validating the xml document with schema document which is located at w3schools.com.

If I have xml doc and schema doc located at my c:\gir\tutorial_schema.

how to mention in xml doc to validate from the required schema doc?

once again thanks for your intrest.

regards,
giridhar.
Manhar Puri
Ranch Hand

Joined: Aug 23, 2005
Posts: 41
Lookup into DOM and SAX parsers.

-Manhar.
 
I agree. Here's the link: http://aspose.com/file-tools
 
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