Parent (MDX)

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

Returns the parent of a member.

Syntax


Member_Expression.Parent   

Arguments

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

Remarks

The Parent function returns the parent member of the specified member.

Examples

The following examples return the parent of the July 1, 2001 member. The first example specifies this member in the context of the Date attribute hierarchy and returns the All Periods member.

SELECT [Date].[Date].[July 1, 2001].Parent ON 0  
FROM [Adventure Works]  

The following example specifies the July 1, 2001 member in the context of the Calendar hierarchy.

SELECT [Date].[Calendar].[July 1, 2001].Parent ON 0  
FROM [Adventure Works]  

See Also

MDX Function Reference (MDX)