Solved

XML schema validation error

Posted on 2006-11-23
9
703 Views
Last Modified: 2013-11-19
Hello,

I am new to XML and schemas.

I have an XML file with elements I want to restrict i.e. the element "element4" should be an integer between 0 and 400 inclusive.

I have tried to change the XSD to do this and it gives a validation error referring to this line(s):

  <xs:element name="element4"/>
    <xs:simpletype>
      <xs:restriction base="xs:integer">
        <xs:minInclusive value="0"/>
        <xs:maxInclusive value="400"/>
      </xs:restriction>
    </xs:simpletype>  
  </xs:element>

It refers to the last line and says this:

XML Schema Validator
Well Formed: INVALID
Schema Validation: INCOMPLETE

The following errors were found:
The element type "xs:schema" must be terminated by the matching end-tag "‹/xs:schema>".

Thank you
John
0
Comment
Question by:john8932
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
9 Comments
 

Author Comment

by:john8932
ID: 18004876
Oops I just realised the / should not be in:
<xs:element name="element4"/>

Will probably have more errors later though.
0
 
LVL 60

Expert Comment

by:Geert Bormans
ID: 18004879
Hi john8932,
> <xs:element name="element4"/>

you are closing the xs:element too soon
this line should say
<xs:element name="element4"> (the / has to leave)

the wellformedness parser then correctly sys you have an open xs:schema element
when you try to close the xs:element again (whilst it was already closed)

note you also have a case error in simpleType

Cheers!
0
 
LVL 12

Expert Comment

by:jkmyoung
ID: 18004880
I suggest adding
‹/xs:schema>
to the end of your file.
0
Forrester Webinar: xMatters Delivers 261% ROI

Guest speaker Dean Davison, Forrester Principal Consultant, explains how a Fortune 500 communication company using xMatters found these results: Achieved a 261% ROI, Experienced $753,280 in net present value benefits over 3 years and Reduced MTTR by 91% for tier 1 incidents.

 
LVL 12

Expert Comment

by:jkmyoung
ID: 18004888
ignore my post (misinterpreted "last line"). Gertone has it.
0
 

Author Comment

by:john8932
ID: 18004939
Thanks for the replies.

This is my next error:
XML Schema Validator

Well Formed: VALID
Schema Validation: INVALID

The following errors were found:
Validation       9, 73       cvc-pattern-valid: Value 'his Soho implementation friends defining worn' is not facet-valid with respect to pattern '([a-z][A-Z])*' for type 'null'.

Validation       9, 73       cvc-type.3.1.3: The value 'his Soho implementation friends defining worn' of element 'element3' is not valid.

Validation       27, 55       cvc-pattern-valid: Value 'beauty Mediterranean and away' is not facet-valid with respect to pattern '([a-z][A-Z])*' for type 'null'.

Validation       27, 55       cvc-type.3.1.3: The value 'beauty Mediterranean and away' of element 'element3' is not valid.


Im trying to make it so that the element in my XML file is only uppercase and lowercase and spaces are allowed.

This is the code I use:

<xs:element name="element3">
    <xs:simpleType>
      <xs:restriction base="xs:string">
        <xs:pattern value="([a-z][A-Z])*"/>
      </xs:restriction>
    </xs:simpleType>  
  </xs:element>  

Cheers

 
0
 

Author Comment

by:john8932
ID: 18004981
Oh by the way the random text in the elements was generated by my teacher and not me therefore blame him for randomness.

Also a side question is:

Can you generate XML from XSD? Like it would just produce random XML from XSD - what program would do this?

Thank you
John
0
 
LVL 60

Expert Comment

by:Geert Bormans
ID: 18005065
([a-z][A-Z])* is a pattern that expects an XML string like this "aAbBfTgY", plus the spaces are not allowed
you should use [a-zA-Z ]*
0
 
LVL 60

Expert Comment

by:Geert Bormans
ID: 18005071
> Can you generate XML from XSD? Like it would just produce random XML from XSD - what program would do this?

any XML IDE would give you that functionality
download www.oxygenxml.com or www.stylusstudio.com for test

There are some commandline tools that do that as well,
but it is important that you can control some things like
- what to do with choices
- what to do with optional elements and maxOccur="unbounded"
- etc...

cheers
0
 
LVL 60

Accepted Solution

by:
Geert Bormans earned 125 total points
ID: 18005110
john8932,

note there is a space after the Z in my character class
 [a-zA-Z ]*

Geert
0

Featured Post

Independent Software Vendors: We Want Your Opinion

We value your feedback.

Take our survey and automatically be enter to win anyone of the following:
Yeti Cooler, Amazon eGift Card, and Movie eGift Card!

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Browsing the questions asked to the Experts of this forum, you will be amazed to see how many times people are headaching about monster regular expressions (regex) to select that specific part of some HTML or XML file they want to extract. The examp…
Browsers only know CSS so your awesome SASS code needs to be translated into normal CSS. Here I'll try to explain what you should aim for in order to take full advantage of SASS.
Viewers will learn about basic arrays, how to declare them, and how to use them. Introduction and definition: Declare an array and cover the syntax of declaring them: Initialize every index in the created array: Example/Features of a basic arr…
The viewer will learn how to create a basic form using some HTML5 and PHP for later processing. Set up your basic HTML file. Open your form tag and set the method and action attributes.: (CODE) Set up your first few inputs one for the name and …

713 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question