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Name (MDX)

Returns the name of a dimension, hierarchy, level, or member.

Dimension expression syntax 
Dimension_Expression.Name

Hierarchy expression syntax 
Hierarchy_Expression.Name

Level_expression syntax 
Level_Expression.Name

Member expression syntax 
Member_Expression.Name

Dimension_Expression

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

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.

The Name function returns the name of the object, not the unique name.

Examples

Dimension, Hierarchy and Level Expression Example

The following example returns the dimension name for the Date dimension and the hierarchy and level names for the July 2001 member.

WITH MEMBER Measures.DimensionName AS [Date].Name
MEMBER Measures.HierarchyName AS [Date].[Calendar].[July 2001].Hierarchy.Name
MEMBER Measures.LevelName as [Date].[Calendar].[July 2001].Level.Name

SELECT {Measures.DimensionName, Measures.HierarchyName, Measures.LevelName} ON 0
from [Adventure Works]

Member Expression Example

The following example returns the member name, along with the member value, member key and member caption.

WITH MEMBER MemberName AS [Date].[Calendar].[July 1, 2001].Name
MEMBER Measures.ValueColumn as [Date].[Calendar].[July 1, 2001].MemberValue
MEMBER Measures.KeyColumn as [Date].[Calendar].[July 1, 2001].Member_Key
MEMBER Measures.NameColumn as [Date].[Calendar].[July 1, 2001].Member_Name

SELECT {Measures.MemberName, Measures.ValueColumn, Measures.KeyColumn, Measures.NameColumn} ON 0
from [Adventure Works]
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