Dimension (MDX)

THIS TOPIC APPLIES TO:yesSQL Server (starting with 2008)noAzure SQL DatabasenoAzure SQL Data Warehouse noParallel Data Warehouse

Returns the hierarchy that contains a specified member, level, or hierarchy.

Syntax


Hierarchy syntax  
Hierarchy_Expression.Dimension  

Level syntax  
Level_Expression.Dimension  

Member syntax  
Member_Expression.Dimension  

Arguments

Hierarchy_Expression
A valid Multidimensional Expressions (MDX) expression that returns a hierarchy.

Level_Expression
A valid Multidimensional Expressions (MDX) expression that returns a level.

Member_Expression
A valid Multidimensional Expressions (MDX) expression that returns a member.

Examples

The following example uses the Dimension function, in conjunction with the Name function, to return the hierarchy name of the specified member.

WITH member measures.x as [Product].[Product Model Lines].[Model].&[HL Road Tire].Dimension.Name  
SELECT measures.x on 0  
FROM [Adventure Works]  

The following example uses the Dimension function, in conjunction with the Levels and the Count functions, to return the number of levels in the hierarchy containing the specified member.

WITH member measures.x as [Product].[Product Model Lines].[Model].&[HL Road Tire].Dimension.Levels.Count  
SELECT measures.x on 0  
FROM [Adventure Works]  

The following example uses the Dimension function, in conjunction with the Members and the Count functions, to return the number of members in the hierarchy containing the specified member.

WITH member measures.x as [Product].[Product Model Lines].[Model].&[HL Road Tire].Dimension.Members.Count  
SELECT measures.x on 0  
FROM [Adventure Works]  

See Also

Count (Hierarchy Levels) (MDX)
Count (Set) (MDX)
Levels (MDX)
Members (Set) (MDX)
MDX Function Reference (MDX)