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Schema Panel

From the 'Schema' panel, you can access facilities for importing XSD files, WSDL files and DB Schema, and for generating XSD and WSDL files from your model.

Code schema

Available Facilities



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Click on this icon to display a short menu providing access to tools used for designing, importing and creating data models.

  • Import a DB Schema - display the 'Import DB Schema' dialog, through which you can specify a database schema to import from a target DBMS
  • Export a Database Schema (DDL) - display the 'Generate DDL' dialog, from which you can export the current model selection as DDL script, targeting a particular DBMS
  • Edit the DB Schema (DDL) Templates - display the 'DDL Template Editor', in which you can edit the templates used to create DDL scripts for each DBMS
  • Open the Database Builder - display the Database Builder view, in which you can add, edit and manage database models, targeting a wide range of supported DBMS products
Edit DDL Templates Generate DDL Import Database Schema The Database Builder


The XSD (XML Schema) icon provides access to a collection of tools for importing, exporting and viewing both XSD files and WSDL files.

  • Import an XML Schema (XSD) File - display the 'Import XML Schema' dialog for importing an XSD file to a model Package; choose a file to import and specify a range of options to apply when importing the file
  • Export an XML Schema (XSD) File - display the 'Generate XML Schema' dialog for generating the current Package to an XSD file; specify a path for the export file and specify a range of options to apply when exporting the Package
  • Edit an  XML/XSD File - choose a file to be opened in the code editor window
  • Import a Web Services (WSDL) File - display the 'Import WSDL' dialog, where you can choose a file to import into the selected Package
  • Export a Web Services (WSDL) File - generate either a «WSDLnamespace» stereotyped Package or a «WSDL» stereotyped Component (Document) to WSDL files
  • Open the Schema Composer
Import WSDL Generate WSDL Import XSD Generate XSD Editing Source Code The Schema Composer


Opens the XSLT Debugger, to debug an XSL Transformation.

Debug an XSL Transformation


Display the Grammar Editor window, an advanced facility that allows you to view, add, edit and manage language grammars, used for importing source code.

Editing Grammars

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