MoveWithDescendants Element (XMLA)

Indicates whether the descendants of attribute members are also updated by the parent Update command.



Element Characteristics

Characteristic Description
Data type and length Boolean
Default value False
Cardinality 0-1: Optional element that can occur once and only once.

Element Relationships

Relationship Element
Parent elements Update
Child elements None


The MoveWithDescendants element determines whether the Update command should not just update the attribute members identified by the Attributes element, but also that the descendants of those attribute members are to be updated as well.


This element applies only to attribute members in parent-child hierarchies.

For more information about updating members, see Inserting, Updating, and Dropping Members (XMLA).

See Also

Properties (XMLA)