Member Element (CSDLBI)

The Member element is a complex type that serves as the base for other elements.

Its attributes can appear in columns, measures, navigation properties, hierarchies, and levels.

Elements and Attributes

The following table lists the elements and attributes that define the Member element.

Name Is Required Description
Name The name given to the member (a column, measure, navigation property, hierarchy, or level) that is defined by the implementation of the TMember type
Caption Yes The display name for the member.
ContextualNameRule Yes The naming format that is used to disambiguate members. The contents of this attribute are defined by the ContextualNameRule simple type.
Hidden A Boolean value that indicates whether the member will be hidden from the client.

The default is false, meaning that columns are visible in the client.
ReferenceName The identifier that is used to reference the member in a DAX query. If this attribute is omitted, the field name is used

ContextualNameRule Element

This simple type defines the naming format that is used to disambiguate members.

Value Description
None Use the attribute name.
Context Use the incoming relationship name.
Merge Concatenate the incoming relationship name and the property name.

See Also

Understanding the Tabular Object Model at Compatibility Levels 1050 through 1103