The following tables describe the following default data type mappings between Visual FoxPro and XML schema data types:

XML Schema Primitive Data Types to Visual FoxPro Data Types
XML data type Facets Description Visual FoxPro data type

anyURI

length, pattern, maxLength, minLength, enumeration, whiteSpace

Represents a Uniform Resource Identifier (URI) as defined by RFC 2396. An anyURI value can be absolute or relative and might have an optional fragment identifier.

Memo. Visual FoxPro applies a hyperlink to a URI in a Memo.

base64Binary

length, pattern, maxLength, minLength, enumeration, whiteSpace

Represents base64-encoded arbitrary binary data. A base64Binary is the set of finite-length sequences of binary octets.

Memo (Binary), Varbinary or Blob

boolean

pattern, whiteSpace

Represents Boolean values, which are either true or false.

Logical

date

enumeration, pattern, minInclusive, minExclusive, maxInclusive, maxExclusive, whiteSpace

Represents a calendar date. The pattern for date is CCYY-MM-DD with an optional time zone indicator as allowed for dateTime.

Date

dateTime

enumeration, pattern, minInclusive, minExclusive, maxInclusive, maxExclusive, whiteSpace

Represents a specific instance of time.

The pattern for dateTime is CCYY-MM-DDThh:mm:ss where CC represents the century, YY the year, MM the month, and DD the day, preceded by an optional leading negative (-) character to indicate a negative number. If the negative character is omitted, positive (+) is assumed. The T is the date/time separator and hh, mm, and ss represent hour, minute, and second respectively. Additional digits can be used to increase the precision of fractional seconds if desired. For example, the format ss.ss... with any number of digits after the decimal point is supported. The fractional seconds part is optional.

This representation may be immediately followed by a "Z" to indicate Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) or to indicate the time zone. For example, the difference between the local time and Coordinated Universal Time, immediately followed by a sign, + or -, followed by the difference from UTC represented as hh:mm (minutes is required). If the time zone is included, both hours and minutes must be present.

DateTime

decimal

enumeration, pattern, totalDigits, fractionDigits, minInclusive, minExclusive, maxInclusive, maxExclusive, whiteSpace

Represents arbitrary precision numbers.

Numeric, Currency, or Character

double

pattern, enumeration, minInclusive, minExclusive, maxInclusive, maxExclusive, whiteSpace

Represents double-precision 64-bit floating-point numbers.

Double

duration

enumeration, pattern, minInclusive, minExclusive, maxInclusive, maxExclusive, whiteSpace

Represents duration of time. The pattern for duration is PnYnMnDTnHnMnS, where nY represents the number of years, nM the number of months, nD the number of days, T the date/time separator, nH the number of hours, nM the number of minutes, and nS the number of seconds.

For example, to indicate a duration of 1 year, 2 months, 3 days, 10 hours, and 30 minutes, you write: P1Y2M3DT10H30M. You could also indicate a duration of minus 120 days as -P120D.

Character (C(30))

float

pattern, enumeration, minInclusive, minExclusive, maxInclusive, maxExclusive, whiteSpace

Represents single-precision 32-bit floating-point numbers.

Double

gDay

enumeration, pattern, minInclusive, minExclusive, maxInclusive, maxExclusive, whiteSpace

Represents a Gregorian day that recurs, specifically a day of the month, such as the fifth day of the month. A gDay is the space of a set of calendar dates. Specifically, it is a set of one-day long, monthly periodic instances.

The pattern for gDay is --DD with an optional time zone indicator as allowed for date.

Character (C(10))

gMonth

enumeration, pattern, minInclusive, minExclusive, maxInclusive, maxExclusive, whiteSpace

Represents a Gregorian month that recurs every year. A gMonth is the space of a set of calendar months. Specifically, it is a set of one-month long, yearly periodic instances.

The pattern for gMonth is -MM- with an optional time zone indicator as allowed for date.

Character (C(10))

gMonthDay

enumeration, pattern, minInclusive, minExclusive, maxInclusive, maxExclusive, whiteSpace

Represents a specific Gregorian date that recurs, specifically a day of the year, such as the third of May. A gMonthDay is the set of calendar dates. Specifically, it is a set of one-day long, annually periodic instances.

The pattern for gMonthDay is --MM-DD with an optional time zone indicator as allowed for date.

Character (C(10))

gYear

enumeration, pattern, minInclusive, minExclusive, maxInclusive, maxExclusive, whiteSpace

Represents a Gregorian year. A set of one month-long, nonperiodic instances.

The pattern for gYear is CCYY with an optional time zone indicator as allowed for dateTime.

Character (C(15))

gYearMonth

enumeration, pattern, minInclusive, minExclusive, maxInclusive, maxExclusive, whiteSpace

Represents a specific Gregorian month in a specific Gregorian year. A set of one month-long, nonperiodic instances.

The pattern for gYearMonth is CCYY-MM with an optional time zone indicator.

Character (C(15))

hexBinary

length, pattern, maxLength, minLength, enumeration, whiteSpace

Represents arbitrary hex-encoded binary data. A hexBinary is the set of finite-length sequences of binary octets. Each binary octet is encoded as a character tuple, consisting of two hexadecimal digits ([0-9a-fA-F]) representing the octet code.

Memo (Binary)

NOTATION

length, enumeration, pattern, maxLength, minLength, whiteSpace

Represents a NOTATION attribute type. A set of QNames.

Memo

QName

length, enumeration, pattern, maxLength, minLength, whiteSpace

Represents a qualified name. A qualified name is composed of a prefix and a local name separated by a colon. Both the prefix and local names must be an NCName. The prefix must be associated with a namespace Uniform Resource Identifier (URI) reference, using a namespace declaration.

Memo

string

length, pattern, maxLength, minLength, enumeration, whiteSpace

Represents character strings.

Character when maxLength is specified and less than 255 characters. Otherwise, Memo.

time

enumeration, pattern, minInclusive, minExclusive, maxInclusive, maxExclusive, whiteSpace

Represents an instance of time that recurs every day.

The pattern for time is hh:mm:ss.sss with an optional time zone indicator.

Character (C(20))

XML Schema Derived Types to Visual FoxPro Data Types
XML data type Facets Description Visual FoxPro data type

byte

enumeration, fractionDigits, pattern, minInclusive, minExclusive, maxInclusive, maxExclusive, totalDigits, whiteSpace

Represents an integer with a minimum value of -128 and maximum of 127. This data type is derived from short.

Integer

ENTITIES

length, maxLength, minLength, enumeration, whiteSpace

Represents the ENTITIES attribute type and contains a set of values of type ENTITY.

Character, if maxLength is specified and less than 255. Otherwise, Memo.

ENTITY

length, enumeration, pattern, maxLength, minLength, whiteSpace

Represents the ENTITY attribute type in XML 1.0 Recommendation. This is a reference to an unparsed entity with a name that matches the specified name. An ENTITY must be an NCName and must be declared in the schema as an unparsed entity name. This data type is derived from NCName.

Character, if maxLength is specified and less than 255. Otherwise, Memo.

ID

length, enumeration, pattern, maxLength, minLength, whiteSpace

Represents the ID attribute type defined in the XML 1.0 Recommendation. The ID must be a no-colon-name (NCName) and must be unique within an XML document. This data type is derived from NCName.

Character, if maxLength is specified and less than 255. Otherwise, Memo.

IDREF

length, enumeration, pattern, maxLength, minLength, whiteSpace

Represents a reference to an element that has an ID attribute that matches the specified ID. An IDREF must be an NCName and must be a value of an element or attribute of type ID within the XML document. This data type is derived from NCName.

Character, if maxLength is specified and less than 255. Otherwise, Memo.

IDREFS

length, maxLength, minLength, enumeration, whiteSpace

Represents the IDREFS attribute type and contains a set of values of type IDREF.

Character, if maxLength is specified and less than 255. Otherwise, Memo.

int

enumeration, fractionDigits, pattern, minInclusive, minExclusive, maxInclusive, maxExclusive, totalDigits, whiteSpace

Represents an integer with a minimum value of -2147483648 and maximum of 2147483647. This data type is derived from long.

Integer

integer

enumeration, fractionDigits, pattern, minInclusive, minExclusive, maxInclusive, maxExclusive, totalDigits, whiteSpace

Represents a sequence of decimal digits with an optional leading sign (+ or -). This data type is derived from decimal.

Integer, if totalDigits is less than 10. Otherwise, Character with totalDigits respected.

language

length, pattern, maxLength, minLength, enumeration, whiteSpace

Represents natural language identifiers (defined by RFC 1766). This data type is derived from token.

Character, if maxLength is specified and less than 255. Otherwise, Memo.

long

enumeration, fractionDigits, pattern, minInclusive, minExclusive, maxInclusive, maxExclusive, totalDigits, whiteSpace

Represents an integer with a minimum value of -9223372036854775808 and maximum of 9223372036854775807. This data type is derived from integer.

Integer, if totalDigits is less than 10. Otherwise, Character with totalDigits respected.

Name

length, pattern, maxLength, minLength, enumeration, whiteSpace

Represents names in XML. A Name is a token that begins with a letter, underscore, or colon and continues with name characters (letters, digits, and other characters). This data type is derived from token.

Character, if maxLength is specified and less than 255. Otherwise, Memo.

NCName

length, pattern, maxLength, minLength, enumeration, whiteSpace

Represents noncolonized names. This data type is the same as Name, except it cannot begin with a colon. This data type is derived from Name.

Character, if maxLength is specified and less than 255. Otherwise, Memo.

negativeInteger

enumeration, fractionDigits, pattern, minInclusive, minExclusive, maxInclusive, maxExclusive, totalDigits, whiteSpace

Represents an integer that is less than zero and consists of a negative sign (-) and sequence of decimal digits. This data type is derived from nonPositiveInteger.

Integer, if totalDigits is less than 10. Otherwise, Character with totalDigits respected.

NMTOKEN

length, pattern, maxLength, minLength, enumeration, whiteSpace

Represents the NMTOKEN attribute type. An NMTOKEN is set of name characters, such as letters, digits, and other characters, in any combination. Unlike Name and NCName, NMTOKEN has no restrictions on the starting character. This data type is derived from token.

Character, if maxLength is specified and less than 255. Otherwise, Memo.

NMTOKENS

length, maxLength, minLength, enumeration, whiteSpace

Represents the NMTOKENS attribute type and contains a set of values of type NMTOKEN.

Memo

nonNegativeInteger

enumeration, fractionDigits, pattern, minInclusive, minExclusive, maxInclusive, maxExclusive, totalDigits, whiteSpace

Represents an integer that is greater than or equal to zero. This data type is derived from integer.

Integer, if totalDigits is less than 10. Otherwise, Character with totalDigits respected.

nonPositiveInteger

enumeration, fractionDigits, pattern, minInclusive, minExclusive, maxInclusive, maxExclusive, totalDigits, whiteSpace

Represents an integer that is less than or equal to zero and A nonPositiveInteger consists of a negative sign (-) and sequence of decimal digits. This data type is derived from integer.

Integer, if totalDigits is less than 10. Otherwise, Character with totalDigits respected.

normalizedString

length, pattern, maxLength, minLength, enumeration, whiteSpace

Represents white space normalized strings. This data type is derived from string.

Character, if maxLength is specified and less than 255. Otherwise, Memo.

positiveInteger

enumeration, fractionDigits, pattern, minInclusive, minExclusive, maxInclusive, maxExclusive, totalDigits, whiteSpace

Represents an integer that is greater than zero. This data type is derived from nonNegativeInteger.

Integer, if totalDigits is less than 10. Otherwise, Character with totalDigits respected.

token

enumeration, pattern, length, minLength, maxLength, whiteSpace

Represents tokenized strings. This data type is derived from normalizedString.

Character, if maxLength is specified and less than 255. Otherwise, Memo.

short

enumeration, fractionDigits, pattern, minInclusive, minExclusive, maxInclusive, maxExclusive, totalDigits, whiteSpace

Represents an integer with a minimum value of -32768 and maximum of 32767. This data type is derived from int.

Integer

unsignedByte

enumeration, fractionDigits, pattern, minInclusive, minExclusive, maxInclusive, maxExclusive, totalDigits, whiteSpace

Represents an integer with a minimum of zero and maximum of 255. This data type is derived from unsignedShort.

Integer

unsignedInt

enumeration, fractionDigits, pattern, minInclusive, minExclusive, maxInclusive, maxExclusive, totalDigits, whiteSpace

Represents an integer with a minimum of zero and maximum of 4294967295. This data type is derived from unsignedLong.

Integer, if totalDigits is less than 10. Otherwise, Character with totalDigits respected.

unsignedLong

enumeration, fractionDigits, pattern, minInclusive, minExclusive, maxInclusive, maxExclusive, totalDigits, whiteSpace

Represents an integer with a minimum of zero and maximum of 18446744073709551615. This data type is derived from nonNegativeInteger.

Integer, if totalDigits is less than 10. Otherwise, Character with totalDigits respected.

unsignedShort

enumeration, fractionDigits, pattern, minInclusive, minExclusive, maxInclusive, maxExclusive, totalDigits, whiteSpace

Represents an integer with a minimum of zero and maximum of 65535. This data type is derived from unsignedInt.

Integer

Visual FoxPro Data Types to XML Schema Definition (XSD) Data Types
Visual FoxPro data type XSD data type and examples Restrictions and sample restriction Comments

Blob

xs:base64Binary

<xs:element name="ts12" minOccurs="0">

<xs:simpleType>

<xs:restriction base="xs:base64Binary"/>

</xs:simpleType>

</xs:element>

Content is translated to base64 encoding.

Maps to SQL Binary.

Character

xs:string

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<xs:element name="cc04" minOccurs="0">

<xs:simpleType>

<xs:restriction base="xs:string">

<xs:maxLength value="128"/>

</xs:restriction>

</xs:simpleType>

</xs:element>

 

Character (Binary)

xs:string

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<xs:element name="cc04" minOccurs="0">

<xs:simpleType>

<xs:restriction base="xs:string">

<xs:maxLength value="128"/>

</xs:restriction>

</xs:simpleType>

</xs:element>

 

Currency

xs:decimal

-1.23, 0, 123, 4, 1000.00

<xs:element name="yc07" minOccurs="0">

<xs:simpleType>

<xs:restriction base="xs:decimal">

<xs:totalDigits value="19"/>

<xs:fractionDigits value="4"/>

</xs:restriction>

</xs:simpleType>

</xs:element>

Currency is always 19,4.

Date

xs:date

1999-05-31

None

 

DateTime

xs:dateTime

1999-05-31T13:20:00.000-05:00

None

 

Double

xs:double

-INF, -1E4, -0, 0, 12.78E-2, 12, INF, NaN

None

The export value should include the maximum scale allowed for double and not be limited to display scale (internal value of double).

Float

xs:decimal

<xs:element name="fc06" minOccurs="0">

<xs:simpleType>

<xs:restriction base="xs:decimal">

<xs:totalDigits value="14"/>

<xs:fractionDigits value="4"/>

</xs:restriction>

</xs:simpleType>

</xs:element>

totalDigits is the number of digits not including decimal point.

General

Not supported

 

 

Integer

xs:int

-1, 126789675

 

 

Logical

xs:boolean

true, false, 1, 0

 

Values are either true and false or 1 and 0.

Memo

xs:string

<xs:element name="mc03" minOccurs="0">

<xs:simpleType>

<xs:restriction base="xs:string">

<xs:maxLength value="2147483647"/>

</xs:restriction>

</xs:simpleType>

</xs:element>

 

Memo (Binary)

xs:base64Binary

<xs:element name="ts12" minOccurs="0">

<xs:simpleType>

<xs:restriction base="xs:base64Binary"/>

</xs:simpleType>

</xs:element>

Content is translated to base64 encoding.

Maps to SQL Binary.

Numeric

xs:decimal

-1.23, 0, 123, 1000.00

<xs:element name="nc00" minOccurs="0">

<xs:simpleType>

<xs:restriction base="xs:decimal">

<xs:totalDigits value="10"/>

<xs:fractionDigits value="4"/>

</xs:restriction>

</xs:simpleType>

</xs:element >

totalDigits is the number of digits not including decimal point.

Varbinary

xs:base64Binary

<xs:element name="cc04" minOccurs="0">

<xs:simpleType>

<xs:restriction base="xs:base64Binary">

<xs:maxLength value="128"/>

</xs:restriction>

</xs:simpleType>

</xs:element>

Content is translated to base64 encoding.

Varchar

xs:string

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<xs:element name="cc04" minOccurs="0">

<xs:simpleType>

<xs:restriction base="xs:string">

<xs:maxLength value="128"/>

</xs:restriction>

</xs:simpleType>

</xs:element>

 

Varchar (Binary)

xs:string

Confirm this is electric

<xs:element name="cc04" minOccurs="0">

<xs:simpleType>

<xs:restriction base="xs:string">

<xs:maxLength value="128"/>

</xs:restriction>

</xs:simpleType>

</xs:element>

 

XML Schema Definition (XSD) Data Types to Visual FoxPro Data Types

XSD data type Visual FoxPro data type

xsd:binaryBase64

Memo (Binary)

xsd:boolean

Logical

xsd:date

Date

xsd:dateTime

DateTime

xsd:decimal

Numeric

xsd:double

Double

xsd:int

Integer

xsd:string

Character

xsd:string (more than 254 characters in length)

Memo

XML Data Reduced (XDR) Schema Data Types to Visual FoxPro Data Types
XDR data type Description Visual FoxPro data type XSD type

bin.base64

Specifies MIME-style Base64-encoded binary data.

Memo (Binary)

base64Binary

bin.hex

Specifies hexadecimal-encoded binary data.

Memo (Binary)

hexBinary

boolean

Specifies a Boolean value of either 0 or 1.

Example: 0 is false and 1 is true.

Logical

boolean

char

Specifies a number corresponding to the Unicode representation of a single character.

None

Not supported

date

Specifies the date in a subset of the ISO 8601 format without the time data.

Example: "1994-11-05"

Date

date

dateTime

Specifies a date in a subset of the ISO 8601 format with optional time and no optional zone. Fractional seconds can be as precise as nanoseconds.

Example: "1988-04-07T18:39:09"

DateTime

dateTime

dateTime.tz

Specifies a date in a subset of the ISO 8601 format with optional time and optional zone. Fractional seconds can be as precise as nanoseconds.

Example: "1988-04-07T18:39:09-08:00"

None

None

entity

Specifies a reference to an unparsed entity, requiring a matching <!ENTITY> declaration for each instance of the entity.

None

None

entities

Specifies a list of entities delimited by white space.

None

None

enumeration

Similar to nmtoken but with an explicit list of allowed values. Supported on attributes only.

Example: "Red Blue Green"

None

None

fixed.14.4

Specifies a number with no more than fourteen digits to the left of the decimal point and no more than four to the right of the decimal point.

Example: 9999.0044

Currency

decimal 19,4

float

Specifies a real floating point number.

Examples: 111, 3.14, -123.456E+10

Double

double

i1

Specifies a 1-byte integer with an optional sign ranging from -128 to 127.

Examples: 1, 127, -128

Integer

byte

i2

Specifies a 2-byte integer with optional sign ranging from -32768 to 32767.

Examples: 1, 703, -32768

Integer

short

i4

Specifies a 4-byte integer with optional sign ranging from -2147483648 to 2147483647

Examples: 1, 703, -32768, 148343, -1000000000

Integer

int

i8

Specifies an 8-byte integer with optional sign ranging from -9223372036854775808 to 9223372036854775807.

Examples: 1, 703, -32768, 1483433434334, -1000000000000000

Character or Integer

long

id

Specifies a value that identifies an attribute as an id type attribute. The id values must be unique throughout the document.

In a document, idref(s) attributes refer to an id type attribute, forming a relationship similar to primary key and foreign key in relational databases.

Example: Cust1

None

None

idref

Specifies a value corresponding to an id type, enabling intra-document links.

Example: Cust1

None

None

idrefs

Similar to idref, except it contains multiple id type values separated by white space.

Example: Cust1 Cust2 Cust3

None

None

int

Specifies a signed integer.

Examples 11123, -123

Integer

int

nmtoken

Contains values that conform to the rules of the name token.

Example: Cust1

None

None

nmtokens

Similar to nmtoken except it can have a list of nmtoken values separated by white space.

Example: Cust1 Cust2 Cust3

None

None

notation

A NOTATION type

None

None

number

A number with no limits on the digits

Examples: 111, 3.14, -123.456E+10

NoteNote

For ADO RecordSets, a special case exists where the number might have Currency type. When dt:type='number' in an ADO XDR Schema, Visual FoxPro checks for the existence of rs:dbtype='currency'.

Character, Currency, or Numeric as appropriate

decimal

r4

Same as float but only 4-byte encoding. Value ranges from 1.17549435E-38F to 3.40282347E+38F.

Double

float

r8

Specifies a floating point number. This data type supports only 15 digits of precision and value ranges from 2.2250738585072014E-308 to 1.7976931348623157E+308.

Double

double

string

Specifies a string.

Example: "This is a string"

Character, if maxLength is less than 255. Otherwise, Memo.

string

time

Specifies a time in a subset of the ISO 8601 format with no date and no time zone.

Example: "08:15:27"

None

None

time.tz

Specifies a time in a subset of the ISO 8601 format with no date but optional time zone.

Example: "08:15:27-05:00"

None

None

ui1

Specifies a 1-byte unsigned integer ranging from 0 to 255.

Examples: 1, 255

Integer

unsignedByte

ui2

Specifies a 2-byte unsigned integer ranging from 0 to 65535.

Examples: 1, 255, 65535

Integer

unsignedShort

ui4

Specifies a 4-byte unsigned integer ranging from 0 to 4294967296.

Examples: 1, 703, 3000000000

Character or Integer

unsignedInt

ui8

Specifies an 8-byte unsigned integer ranging from 0 to 18446744073709551615.

Example: 1483433434334

Character or Integer

unsignedLong

uri

Identifies a Uniform Resource Identifier (URI).

Example: "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:Office9"

Memo

anyURI

uuid

Contains hexadecimal digits representing octets with optional embedded hyphens that are ignored.

Example: 333C7BC4-460F-11D0-BC04-0080C7055A83

Character (C(40))

string

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