Item (Member) (MDX)

Returns a member from a specified tuple.


Tuple_Expression.Item( Index )


  • Tuple_Expression
    A valid Multidimensional Expressions (MDX) expression that returns a tuple.
  • Index
    A valid numeric expression that specifies the specific member by position within the tuple to be returned.


The Item function returns a member from the specified tuple. The function returns the member found at the zero-based position specified by Index.


The following example returns [1999]:

([1999],Sales, [2000],Sales).Item(0)

The following example returns [1996], if [1996] is the first member in the Year level of the Fiscal hierarchy in the Time dimension:


See Also


MDX Function Reference (MDX)

Help and Information

Getting SQL Server 2005 Assistance

Change History

Release History

17 July 2006

Changed content:
  • Updated syntax and arguments to improve clarity.
  • Added updated examples.