This transformer generates an XML document based on an XML Schema (XSD) file.

While the sample document may not pass a schema validation, it will provide a generate outline of what a valid XML document looks like. The XML generated by this transformer can be used as a base for an XML template used in the XMLTemplater transformer.

In addition to generating entire XML documents, this transformer may also be used to generate small portions of an XML document. All that is required is the path to the element which is to be generated.

Note that in order to prevent infinite recursions, the transformer will not generate recursive complex types or substitution groups. Recursive types and substitution groups will be generated once, and nested types/groups will not be generated.


Input Ports

Output Ports


Editing Transformer Parameters

Using a set of menu options, transformer parameters can be assigned by referencing other elements in the workspace. More advanced functions, such as an advanced editor and an arithmetic editor, are also available in some transformers. To access a menu of these options, click beside the applicable parameter. For more information, see Transformer Parameter Menu Options.

Defining Values

There are several ways to define a value for use in a Transformer. The simplest is to simply type in a value or string, which can include functions of various types such as attribute references, math and string functions, and workspace parameters. There are a number of tools and shortcuts that can assist in constructing values, generally available from the drop-down context menu adjacent to the value field.

Dialog Options - Tables

Transformers with table-style parameters have additional tools for populating and manipulating values.

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