Type Element (Dimension) (ASSL)

 

Applies To: SQL Server 2016 Preview

Provides information about the contents of the dimension.

  
<Dimension>  
      ...  
   <Type>...</Type>  
   ...  
</Dimension>  

CharacteristicDescription
Data type and lengthString (enumeration)
Default valueRegular
Cardinality0-1: Optional element that can occur once and only once.
RelationshipElement
Parent elementDimension
Child elementsNone

Some values for Type, for example Accounts, determine specific behavior.

The value of this element is limited to one of the strings listed in the following table.

ValueDescription
RegularThe dimension is a regular dimension.
TimeThe dimension is a time dimension.

Note: This value indicates that the dimension supports functionality specific to time dimensions.
GeographyThe dimension contains geographical attributes.
OrganizationThe dimension contains organizational attributes.
BillOfMaterialsThe dimension contains bill of materials attributes.
AccountsThe dimension contains account-related attributes.

Note: This value indicates that the dimension supports functionality specific to account dimensions.
CustomersThe dimension contains customer-related attributes.
ProductsThe dimension contains product-related attributes.
ScenarioThe dimension contains scenario-related attributes.
QuantitativeThe dimension contains quantitative attributes.
UtilityThe dimension contains utility attributes.
CurrencyThe dimension contains currency attributes.
RatesThe dimension contains exchange rate attributes.
ChannelThe dimension contains channel attributes.
PromotionThe dimension contains promotion-related attributes.

The enumeration that corresponds to the allowed values for Type in the Analysis Management Objects (AMO) object model is DimensionType.

The element that corresponds to the parent of Type in the Analysis Management Objects (AMO) object model is Dimension.

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