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Generate Java from XML Schema using JAXB Dialog

Use this dialog to configure generation of Java code stubs based on an XML Schema via the JAXB data binder.



Schema/WSDL/DTD path

In this field, specify the file to be used as the generation basis. By default, the field shows the full path to the current file. To use another Schema, click Browse the Browse button and choose the desired file in the Select XML Schema File for JAXB Generation dialog, that opens.

Output path

Select the module source directory to place the generated Java code stubs in.

Package prefix

Use this list to specify the package to place the generated Java files in.

Generate package level annotations

Do one of the following:

  • Select this checkbox to have a with annotations generated.

  • Clear this checkbox to have annotations internalized into other generated classes.

Mark generated code with 'generated' annotation

Select this checkbox to have generated code supplied with the javax.annotation.Generated annotations.

Make generated file read-only

Select this checkbox to force the XJC binding compiler to mark the generated Java source code as read-only.

Add necessary libraries in order for generated code compile and work

Select this checkbox to have additional JAXB client libraries automatically added to the classpath of the module where the generated source code will be placed.

These are the libraries the generated code stubs depend on.

Do not generate header

Select this checkbox to pass no-header parameter to the corresponding command.

Add external binding file/dir

Select this checkbox to specify an external binding file or an output directory where the generated file is located.


View the information in this read-only field to track and improve discrepancies when configuring the generation procedure.

Last modified: 17 June 2024