Importing and Exporting a Schema
Concept Procedure
 
 
 

To import an XML or XMI schema

  1. Connect to the feature source into which you want to import the schema.
  2. In Map Explorer, select the feature source in the connection tree (at the top of the pane) and click Schema Edit Schema.
  3. In the Schema Editor, select Schemas (the top-most node in the Schema tree) and click Import Schema on the Schema Editor toolbar.
  4. In the Open dialog box, choose the file format for the file you are importing (XML or XMI). Navigate to the file you want and click Open.

    The Schema tree displays the imported schema.

  5. Click Apply to make the changes permanent.

To export an XML schema

  1. Connect to the feature source whose schema you want to export.
  2. In Map Explorer, select the feature source in the connection tree (at the top of the pane) and click Schema Edit Schema.
  3. In the Schema Editor, select Schemas (the top-most node in the Schema tree) and click Export Schema on the Schema Editor toolbar.
  4. In the Save dialog box, navigate to the desired directory and enter a name for the file.
  5. Click Save.