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Visio 2010: XML Schema Definition (XSD) Files

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  • Version: Apr11
  • Category: Document
  • Language: English

This download contains the XML Schema Definition (XSD) files for the Microsoft Visio 2010 XML Drawing (.vdx) file format.

  • The download contains the following XML Schema Definition (XSD) files for the Microsoft Visio 2010 XML Drawing (.vdx) format:
    • visio.xsd
    • visio12.xsd
    • visio14.xsd
    The combination of these XSD files defines the DatadiagramML Schema for Visio 2010. For more information about the DatadiagramML Schema, see the Visio 2010 XML Schema Reference.


Status: Deleted

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SHA1: 769b0fc2cb74a74daaf78a3824148ec21a8abc1e
74 KB

System Requirements

Operating Systems: Windows 7, Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista Service Pack 1, Windows XP Service Pack 3

    • This download works with the following Office applications:
      • Microsoft Visio 2010
      • Microsoft Office Visio 2007
      • Microsoft Office Visio 2003

Installation Instructions

  • To install this download:
    1. Download the file by clicking the Download button and saving the file to your hard disk drive.
    2. Double-click the Visio2010XSDFiles.msi program file on your hard disk drive to start the setup program.
    3. Follow the instructions on the screen to complete the installation. By default, the XSD files are installed in C:\Office 2010 Developer Resources\Visio 2010 XML Schema.

    To remove this download:
    1. On the Start menu, click Control Panel.
    2. Double-click Programs and Features.
    3. In the list of currently installed programs, select Visio2010XSDFiles and then click Uninstall.
    4. Click Yes to confirm that you want to remove the program.

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