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ABL Reference
Handle Attributes and Methods Reference : XML-DATA-TYPE attribute

XML-DATA-TYPE attribute

Returns the XML Schema data type for the buffer-field object.
Data type: CHARACTER
Access: Readable/Writeable
Applies to: Buffer-field object handle
The XML Schema data type must be compatible with the ABL data type for the field.
For more information about the ABL XML data type mapping rules, see OpenEdge® Development: Working with XML.
If the temp-table schema was created from an XML Schema, this attribute is the same as the xsd:type attribute in the XML Schema.