XSD - Numeric Data Types


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Numeric data types are used to represent numbers in XML documents.

<xs:decimal> data type

The <xs:decimal> data type is used to represent numeric values. It supports decimal numbers up to 18 digits.

<xs:decimal> Example

Element declaration in XSD −

<xs:element name = "score" type = "xs:decimal"/>

Element usage in XML −

<score>9.12</score>

<xs:integer> data type

The <xs:integer> data type is used to represent integer values.

<xs:integer> Example

Element declaration in XSD −

<xs:element name = "score" type = "xs:integer"/>

Element usage in XML −

<score>9</score>

Numeric Data Types

Following is the list of commonly used numeric data types.

S.No. Name & Description
1.

byte

A signed 8 bit integer

2.

decimal

A decimal value

3.

int

A signed 32 bit integer

4.

integer

An integer value

5.

long

A signed 64 bit integer

6.

negativeInteger

An integer having only negative values (..,-2,-1)

7.

nonNegativeInteger

An integer having only non-negative values (0,1,2,..)

8.

nonPositiveInteger

An integer having only non-positive values (..,-2,-1,0)

9.

positiveInteger

An integer having only positive values (1,2,..)

10.

short

A signed 16 bit integer

11.

unsignedLong

An unsigned 64 bit integer

12.

unsignedInt

An unsigned 32 bit integer

13.

unsignedShort

An unsigned 16 bit integer

14.

unsignedByte

An unsigned 8 bit integer

Restrictions

Following types of restrictions can be used with Date data types −

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


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