1.) Use the “FOR XML AUTO, ELEMENTS” syntax. You can use joins for any relationships.
SELECT * FROM Table1 ON LEFT OUTER JOIN Table2
ON Table1.pk_id = Table2.fk_id
FOR XML AUTO, ELEMENTS
2.) Copy and paste the resulting text into Notepad and save as an xml file.
3.) From a BizTalk Project in Visual Studio, do the following:
a. Right-click on Project and click “Add Generated Items…”
b. Pick “Generate Schemas” and then click “Add”.
c. Select “Well-Formed XML” as a Document Type.
d. Browse to the XML file as an Input file.
e. Click OK.
Special thanks to John Livingston for this information.