Overriding Element Types in XML Documents

This chapter provides notes and tutorial examples on overriding element Type. Topics include declaring element nillable, overriding element with 'xsi:nil', defining base and derived datatypes, overriding element type with 'xsi:type'.

Overriding Element Type to Empty Content - nillable

Overriding Element Type to Empty Content - xsi:nil

Defining a Derived Datatype from a Base Datatype

Overriding the Base Datatype - xsi:type

Overriding the Base Datatype - Errors

Table of Contents

 About This Book

 Introduction to XML Schema

 XML Editor and Schema Processor - XMLPad

 Java API for XML Processing - JAXP

 JAXP - XML Schema (XSD) Validation

 Xerces2 Java Parser - Java API of XML Parsers

 Using Xerces2 Java API

 XML Schema Language - Basics

 Introduction of XSD Built-in Datatypes

 "string" and Its Derived Datatypes

 "decimal" and Its Derived Datatypes

 "dateTime" and Its Related Datatypes

 Miscellaneous Built-in Datatypes

 Facets, Constraining Facets and Restriction Datatypes

 "simpleType" - Defining Your Own Simple Datatypes

 Complex Element Declaration

 Identity-Constraints: unique, key and keyref

 Assertion as Custom Validation Rules

 XML Schema Location and Namespace in XML Documents

Overriding Element Types in XML Documents

 Linking Multiple Schema Documents Together

 Glossary

 References

 PDF Printing Version