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Validate an XML Document Against a Schema

using System;
using System.Xml;
using System.Xml.Schema;

public class ConsoleValidator {
    public static void ValidateXml(string xmlFilename, string schemaFilename) {
        XmlTextReader r = new XmlTextReader(xmlFilename);
        XmlValidatingReader validator = new XmlValidatingReader(r);
        validator.ValidationType = ValidationType.Schema;

        XmlSchemaCollection schemas = new XmlSchemaCollection();
        schemas.Add(null, schemaFilename);

        validator.ValidationEventHandler += new ValidationEventHandler(ValidationEventHandler);
        try {
            while (validator.Read())
        }catch (XmlException err) {
        }finally {

    private static void ValidationEventHandler(object sender, ValidationEventArgs args) {
        Console.WriteLine("Validation error: " + args.Message);
    private static void Main() {
        Console.WriteLine("Validating your.xml.");
        ValidateXml("your.xml", "your.xsd");


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