MemberToStr (MDX)

Updated: 17 July 2006

Returns a Multidimensional Expressions (MDX)–formatted string that corresponds to a specified member.



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

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


The following example returns the string [Geography].[Geography].[Country].&[United States] :

WITH MEMBER Measures.x AS MemberToStr

([Geography].[Geography].[Country].[United States])

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.