XML for Visio Schema and Specifications

This schema and specification describes a new file format for native data in Visio 2002. This new format, XML for Visio, is based on XML (Extensible Markup Language) syntax, is capable of describing Visio data with as much fidelity as VSD format, and provides an open exchange of Visio data with other XML-enabled applications.

The download includes a description of the XML for Visio file format, including a full tag reference.

This download, dated March 17, is provided as preliminary reference only and is subject to change. This material is intended only to enable prototyping and not for production use.

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