Description Property (ADO MD)

Returns a text explanation of the current object.

Return Values

Returns a String and is read-only.


For Member objects, Description applies only to measure and formula members. Description returns an empty string ("") for all other types of members. For more information about the various types of members, see the Type property.

This property is only supported on Member objects that belong to a Level object. An error occurs when this property is referenced from Member objects belonging to a Position object.

Applies To

CubeDef Object (ADO MD) Dimension Object (ADO MD) Hierarchy Object (ADO MD)
Level Object (ADO MD) Member Object (ADO MD)