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Attach the XML Schema to Your Document

Attaching a schema is as easy as attaching a template and fairly similar. Begin by opening the SampleText.doc Word document, to which you're going to attach our fancy Herb Catalog schema. Then follow these steps:

  1. I'm presuming that you still have your Templates and Add-Ins dialog box open. (If not, click Tools, Templates and Add-Ins and then click the XML Schema tab.) Select the check box for the schema you want to attach—in this case, Herb Catalog.
  2. Select the check box Validate Document Against Attached Schemas (see Figure 4) and then click the XML Options button.
    Figure 4

    Figure 4 Schema check box selected.

  3. In the XML Options dialog box, make sure that your check box selections match those in Figure 5. That is, only these boxes are selected:
    • Validate Document Against Attached Schemas (should already be checked because you did it in the last dialog box)
    • Show Advanced XML Error Messages
    Figure 05

    Figure 5 XML options with appropriate check boxes selected.

  4. Click OK and then OK again to close both dialog boxes. The XML Structure task pane appears to the right of your document space.
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