Editing an ISO 8583 schema with the DFDL editor

The Data Format Description Language (DFDL) editor is invoked automatically when you edit an ISO 8583 schema.

Before you begin


  1. In the Schema Library view of the Architecture School perspective, click ISO 8583.
  2. On the central panel, select the schema to edit from the File tree.
  3. On the Config page on the right panel, click Edit.
  4. In the DFDL editor, add or change elements in the schema, or test the schema against a message.
    The left panel shows the schema and the right panel shows properties.

    Controls for the editor are documented within the user interface. Hover over any of the columns in the header of the table and click the icon () to set preferences for the editor.

  5. Click File > Save or press Ctrl-S to save your changes.