Name Element (XMLA)

APPLIES TO:yesSQL Server Analysis ServicesyesAzure Analysis Services

Contains the name of an attribute member for the parent Attribute or Translation element.


<Attribute> <!-- or Translation -->  

Element characteristics

Characteristic Description
Data type and length String
Default value None
Cardinality See the table below.
Ancestor or Parent Cardinality
Attribute 1-1: Required element that occurs once and only once.
Translation 0-1: Optional element that can occur once and only once.

Element relationships

Relationship Element
Parent elements Attribute, Translation
Child elements None


For Attribute elements, the Name element contains the name of the attribute member to be inserted or updated during, respectively, the Insert or Update command.

For Translation elements, the Name element contains the caption of the attribute member, in the language specified by the Language element of the parent Translation object. If the Name element is not specified or contains an empty string, the value of the Name element for the Attribute element that contains the Translation element is used.

See also

Insert Element (XMLA)
Language Element (XMLA)
Update Element (XMLA)
Properties (XMLA)