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Parent (MDX)

Updated: 17 July 2006

Returns the parent of a member.


Member_Expression.Parent 

Member_Expression

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

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]

Release History

17 July 2006

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