How to Open XSD Files in Excel (with Images)

Today something about XML in Excel. We will learn how to use XSD files in the Excel application.

XML is a markup language that is used to store and transport data. Excel can be used to open and work with XSD files, which are XML Schema Definition files.

In this article, we will show you how to open XSD files in Excel. We will also provide some tips on how to improve the SEO of your article.

Downloading Xml Tools

Firstly, you will have to download the XML TOOLS ADD-IN. You can download it from the Microsoft website.

After downloading the add-in, start Excel, click on the FILE tab, go to OPTION and then click the ADD-INS category.


Install the XML Tools Add-in

Click on EXCEL ADD-INS and then click GO. In the dialog box, click BROWSE and locate the XMLTOOL.XLA file. Select it and click OK.


Enter the data.

Open the XSD file

Now that the XML Tools Add-in is installed, you can open the XSD file. To do this, go to File > Open and select the XSD file.

Convert the XSD file to an Excel table

On the Add-Ins tab, in the menu commands group, click the arrow next to XML Tools and then click Convert a Range to an XML list.
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Enter the cell range of the data that you want to convert as an absolute reference in the text box.

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Under Use first row as column names, select No if the first row contains data or Yes if the first column contains a header and click OK.

On the Developer tab, in the XML group, click Export.

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In the dialog box, type a name in the File Name field.

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Click OK.

Select any cell in the EXCEL table.

On the ADD-INS tab, in the Menu commands group, click the arrow next to the XML Tools and then click Create XSD file for the XML Schema.