Members (String) (MDX)

Updated: 17 July 2006

Returns a member specified by a string expression.



A valid string expression that specifies a member name.

The Members (String) function returns a single member whose name is specified. Typically, you use the Members (String) function with external functions, providing to the Members (String) function a string that identifies a member, and the Members (String) function returns the value for this specified member.


The following example uses the Members (String) function to convert the specified string to a valid member, and then returns the default measure for the member specified in the string. The specified string is in single quotes. The default measure is the Reseller Sales Amount measure.

SELECT Members ('[Geography].[Geography].[Country].&[United States] ') ON 0
FROM [Adventure Works]

Release History

17 July 2006

Changed content:
  • Updated syntax and arguments to improve clarity.
  • Added updated examples.

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