IPWorks EDIFACT 2020 Node.js Edition

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ExportXMLSchema Method

Exports a XML schema.


edifacttranslator.exportXMLSchema(schemaFile, [callback])


The 'callback' parameter specifies a function which will be called when the operation completes (or an error is encountered). If the 'callback' parameter is not specified, then the method will block and will not return until the operation completes (or an error is encountered).

The callback for this method is defined as:

function(err){ }

'err' is the error that occurred. If there was no error, then 'err' is 'null'.

'err' has 2 properties which hold detailed information:



This method exports a XML schema describing the valid format of the XML document.

After translating a document from EDI to XML, this method may be called to export a schema (.xsd) describing the structure of a valid XML documents. XML documents which adhere to this document may be translated from XML to EDI.

This method is helpful if XML will be generated outside of the class and later converted to EDI by the class.

The SchemaFile parameter specifies the absolute or relative path to the file on disk.

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