IsAncestor (MDX)

 

Updated: March 2, 2016

Returns whether a specified member is an ancestor of another specified member.

  
IsAncestor(Member_Expression1, Member_Expression2)   

Member_Expression1
A valid Multidimensional Expressions (MDX) expression that returns a member.

Member_Expression2
A valid Multidimensional Expressions (MDX) expression that returns a member.

The IsAncestor function returns true if the first member specified is an ancestor of the second member specified. Otherwise, the function returns false.

The following example returns true if [Date].[Fiscal].CurrentMember is an ancestor of January 2003:

WITH MEMBER MEASURES.ISANCESTORDEMO AS

IsAncestor([Date].[Fiscal].CurrentMember, [Date].[Fiscal].[Month].&[2003]&[1])

SELECT MEASURES.ISANCESTORDEMO ON 0,

[Date].[Fiscal].MEMBERS ON 1

FROM [Adventure Works]

Ancestor (MDX)
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