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Hi All,

I am defining an XSD for my XML file which contains an elemnet of date type. The definition of the element in the XSD is provided as follows:

<xsd:element name="createDate" type="xsd:date">

Is there any through which i can ensure that while creating the XML, the user mandatorily enters the value for the above tag?

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You can set the minOccurs='1' and maxOccurs='1'. These are the defaults however so if not defined the date will be mandatory.

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Well, this was not what i wanted.
my problem is that when the user defines the XML,

the content should be like
<createDate>2008-11-11</createDate>

and not <createDate />

the point is, that the value contained in the tag should not be empty.

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If the type is defined as xsd:date, then an empty element will be rejected by the validator. You don't need to do any more.

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