Description Element (ASSL)


Applies To: SQL Server 2016 Preview

Contains the description of the parent element.

<Action> <!-- or one of the elements listed below in the Element Relationships table -->  

Data type and lengthString
Default valueNone
Cardinality0-1: Optional element that occurs once and only once.
Parent elementsAction, Aggregation, AggregationDesign, Assembly, AttributePermission, CalculationProperty, CellPermission, Cube, CubeDimensionPermission, Database, DataSource, DataSourceView, Dimension, DimensionAttribute, Hierarchy, Kpi, Level, MdxScript, Measure, MeasureGroup, MiningModel, MiningModelColumn, MiningStructure, MiningStructureColumn, Partition, Permission, Perspective, Role, Server, Trace, Translation
Child elementsNone

The value of a Description element has the following restrictions:

  • The value cannot contain leading or trailing spaces. If leading or trailing spaces are included in the value of a Description element, those spaces will be implicitly removed by Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services.

  • The value cannot contain control characters. If control characters are included in the value of a Description element, those characters will be implicitly removed by Analysis Services.

Name Element (ASSL)
Properties (ASSL)

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