NameColumn Element (ASSL)

APPLIES TO:yesSQL Server Analysis ServicesnoAzure Analysis Services

Identifies the column that provides the name of the parent element.


<DimensionAttribute> <!-- or ScalarMiningStructureColumn -->  
   <NameColumn xsi:type="DataItem">...</NameColumn>  

Element Characteristics

Characteristic Description
Data type and length DataItem
Default value See the table below.
Cardinality 0-1: Optional element that can occur once and only once.
Ancestor or Parent Default Value
DimensionAttribute Varies (see Remarks)
ScalarMiningStructureColumn None

Element Relationships

Relationship Element
Parent elements DimensionAttribute, ScalarMiningStructureColumn
Child elements None


If the KeyColumns collection of DimensionAttribute contains a single KeyColumn element representing a key column with a string data type, the same DataItem values are used as default values for the NameColumn element.

For more information about the DataItem type, including a table of Analysis Services Scripting Language (ASSL) objects and properties of the DataItem type, see DataItem Data Type (ASSL).

The elements that correspond to the parents of NameColumn in the Analysis Management Objects (AMO) object model are DimensionAttribute and ScalarMiningStructureColumn.

See Also

Objects (ASSL)