To add an XML data source

  1. Start the OpenESQL Assistant.
  2. Right-click on the data source list.
  3. Click Add XML Data Source.
  4. Browse to the XML file you want to use as a data source and double-click to select it. This file must contain an embedded XML schema for the file as well as data.

This feature is available only when you set the following Visual Studio options for OpenESQL Assistant as follows:

  • Mode option set to ADO.NET
  • Generate option set to EXEC ADO - disconnected model