The group element is used to define a group of elements to be used in complex type definitions.
(The ? sign declares that the element can occur zero or one time inside the group element)
|id||Optional. Specifies a unique ID for the element|
|name||Optional. Specifies a name for the group. This attribute is used only when the schema element is the parent of this group element. Name and ref attributes cannot both be present|
|ref||Optional. Refers to the name of another group. Name and ref attributes cannot both be present|
|maxOccurs||Optional. Specifies the maximum number of times the group element can occur in the parent element. The value can be any number >= 0, or if you want to set no limit on the maximum number, use the value "unbounded". Default value is 1|
|minOccurs||Optional. Specifies the minimum number of times the group element can occur in the parent element. The value can be any number >= 0. Default value is 1|
|any attributes||Optional. Specifies any other attributes with non-schema namespace|
The following example defines a group containing a sequence of four elements and uses the group element in a complex type definition:
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