SetToStr (MDX)

Updated: 17 July 2006

Returns a Multidimensional Expressions (MDX)-formatted string of that corresponds to a specified set.



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

This function is used to transfer a string-representation of a set to an external function for parsing. The string that is returned is enclosed in braces {} and separated by a comma.


The following example returns a string containing all of the members of the Geography.Country attribute hierarchy.

WITH MEMBER Measures.x AS SetToStr (Geography.Geography.Children)
SELECT Measures.x 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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