Description Element (ASSL)
Applies To: SQL Server 2016 Preview
Contains the description of the parent element.
Data type and length
0-1: Optional element that occurs once and only once.
Action, 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
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.