CUBEMEMBERPROPERTY Function

Basic Description

Returns the value of a member property from the cube. Use to validate that a member name exists within the cube and to return the specified property for this member.

Syntax: CUBEMEMBERPROPERTY(connection, member_expression, property)

connection is a text string of the name of the connection to the cube.

member_expression is a text string of a multidimensional expression (MDX) of a member within the cube.

property is a text string of the name of the property returned or a reference to a cell that contains the name of the property.

Remarks

  • When the CUBEMEMBERPROPERTY function evaluates, it temporarily displays a “#GETTING_DATA…” message in the cell before all of the data is retrieved.
  • If the connection name is not a valid workbook connection stored in the workbook, CUBEMEMBERPROPERTY returns a #NAME? error value. If the Online Analytical Processing (OLAP) server is not running, not available, or returns an error message, CUBEMEMBERPROPERTY returns a #NAME? error value.
  • If the member_expression syntax is incorrect or if the member specified by member_expression doesn’t exist in the cube, CUBEMEMBERPROPERTY returns a #N/A error value.
  • CUBEMEMBERPROPERTY may return a #N/A error value if you reference a session-based object, such as a calculated member or named set, in a PivotTable when sharing a connection, and that PivotTable is deleted or you convert the PivotTable to formulas. (On the Options tab, in the Tools group, click OLAP Tools, and then click Convert to Formulas.)

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