Using the GUI is not the only way to create / edit a schema. As specified earlier a schema is saved to a file with *.uql extension. This chapter describes the format of the file and explains how you can create / edit a schema file using a text editor.

The best way to learn schema file format is to study an existent *.uql file. For example, let’s take the sample schema file described in the example. Open the file in a text editor. On the image below you can see the file opened in the MS WordPad.

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The file consists of the header and the body. Check the description of each part below.