Insert an XML Schema into an XQuery Query

Insert an XML Schema into an XQuery Query

Use the following code to insert an XML Schema into an XQuery query. The following code assumes that the XML Schema is:


and the XML file is:


Import the schema default element namespace “” at:


Here’s the code:

 declare variable $xml as schema-element(xml_root_element) := doc(file:///C://Data_Local//xml//docs//AirWings_xpath_xslt.xml)/*;for $a in $xml/available-aircraftsreturn $a/aircraft

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