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FirstChild (MDX)

Updated: 17 July 2006

Returns the first child of a specified member.



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


The following query returns the first child of fiscal year 2003 in the Fiscal hierarchy, which is the first semester of Fiscal Year 2003.

SELECT [Date].[Fiscal].[Fiscal Year].&[2003].FirstChild ON 0
FROM [Adventure Works]

Release History

17 July 2006

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