ContextualNameRule Element (XML)

APPLIES TO:yesSQL Server Analysis ServicesyesAzure Analysis Services

Provides a hint on the best way to construct a composite name for the attribute.



Element Characteristics

Characteristic Description
Data type and length String (enumeration)
Default value -1
Cardinality 0-1: Optional element that occurs once and only once.

Element Relationships

Relationship Element
Parent elements RelationshipEndVisualizationProperties
Child elements None


Provides a hint to client applications about how to create unambiguous names for this attribute.

The value of the ContextualNameRule element is limited to one of the strings listed in the following table.

Value Description
None Use the name of the attribute.
Context Use the name of the incoming relationship.
Merge Following the rules of the application language, concatenate the name of the incoming relationship and the attribute name.