Liquid XML Studio 2019
Redefine
XSD Editor > Graphical Notation Overview > Redefine
 Graphical Representation
 Summary

The <xs:redefine> element causes the definitions from an external schema to be included and modified.

The <xs:redefine> construct allows attributeGroups, complexTypes, group & simpleTypes to be modified.

Deprecated in XSD 1.1.

 Creating
Can only be added using the source view.
 Properties

Id  A user defined ID to uniquely identify the entity within the schema
Schema Location The location of the schema to include, can be a url or relative path from this schema file
 Sample

The following XSD code

BaseDef.xsd
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<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8" ?>
<xs:schema elementFormDefault="qualified"
           xmlns:xs="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema">
    <xs:complexType name="personName">
        <xs:sequence>
            <xs:element name="title"
                        minOccurs="0" />
            <xs:element name="forename"
                        minOccurs="0"
                        maxOccurs="unbounded" />
        </xs:sequence>
    </xs:complexType>
    <xs:element name="addressee"
                type="personName" />
</xs:schema>
RedefineExample.xsd
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<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<xs:schema elementFormDefault="qualified" xmlns:xs="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema">
    <xs:redefine schemaLocation="BaseDef.xsd">
        <xs:complexType name="personName">
            <xs:complexContent>
                <xs:extension base="personName">
                    <xs:sequence>
                        <xs:element name="generation" minOccurs="0" />
                    </xs:sequence>
                </xs:extension>
            </xs:complexContent>
        </xs:complexType>
    </xs:redefine>
    <xs:element name="author" type="personName" />
</xs:schema>

Will be represented like this

 Inline Properties

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