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The type xsd:NCName represents an XML non-colonized name, which is simply a name that does not contain colons. An xsd:NCName value must start with either a letter or underscore (_) and may contain only letters, digits, underscores (_), hyphens (-), and periods (.). This is equivalent to the Name type, except that colons are not permitted.

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Schema Document: datatypes.xsd



Valid valuesComment
Invalid valuesComment
pre:myElementan NCName must not contain a colon
-myelementan NCName must not start with a hyphen
an empty value is not valid, unless xsi:nil is used

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