Visualization data description schema

The following is the schema for the data description XML string for charts in visualization. This can be used to validate the contents of the data description XML string while creating a chart. For more information, see Understanding Charts: Underlying Data and Chart Representation. Download the schemas and see the file VisualizationDataDescription.xsd in the folder.

Schema

<?xml version='1.0' encoding='utf-8'?>  
<xs:schema attributeFormDefault='unqualified'  
           elementFormDefault='qualified'  
           xmlns:xs='http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema'>  
 <xs:element name='datadefinition'>  
  <xs:complexType>  
   <xs:sequence>  
    <xs:element name='fetchcollection'>  
     <xs:complexType>  
      <xs:sequence>  
       <xs:element maxOccurs='unbounded'  
                   name='fetch'>  
        <xs:annotation>  
         <!--FetchXML goes here-->  
        </xs:annotation>  
       </xs:element>  
      </xs:sequence>  
     </xs:complexType>  
    </xs:element>  
    <xs:element name='categorycollection'>  
     <xs:complexType>  
      <xs:sequence>  
       <xs:element name='category'  
                   type='CategoryType'  
                   minOccurs='1'  
                   maxOccurs='unbounded' />  
      </xs:sequence>  
     </xs:complexType>  
    </xs:element>  
   </xs:sequence>  
  </xs:complexType>  
 </xs:element>  
 <xs:complexType name ='CategoryType'>  
  <xs:sequence>  
   <xs:element minOccurs='1'  
               maxOccurs='unbounded'  
               name='measurecollection'>  
    <xs:complexType>  
     <xs:sequence>  
      <xs:element minOccurs='1'  
                  maxOccurs='unbounded'  
                  name='measure'>  
       <xs:complexType>  
        <xs:attribute name='alias'  
                      type='xs:string'  
                      use='required' />  
       </xs:complexType>  
      </xs:element>  
     </xs:sequence>  
    </xs:complexType>  
   </xs:element>  
  </xs:sequence>  
  <xs:attribute name='alias'  
                type='xs:string'  
                use='optional' />  
 </xs:complexType>  
</xs:schema>  

See also

Customize Visualizations and Dashboards
Understanding Charts: Underlying Data and Chart Representation
Sample Charts
Use FetchXML to construct a query