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: (Range) (MDX)

Performs a set operation that returns a naturally ordered set, with the two specified members as endpoints, and all members between the two specified members included as members of the set.


Member_Expression : Member_Expression    

Member_Expression

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

A set that contains the specified members and all members between the specified members.

Both parameters must specify members within the same level and hierarchy of a given dimension. If both parameters specify the same member, the : (Range) operator returns a set that contains just the specified member.

This set operator has no functional equivalent in MDX.

The following example demonstrates the use of this operator.

-- This query returns the freight cost per user
-- for products, averaged by month, for the first quarter.
With Member [Measures].[Freight Per Customer] as
 (
     [Measures].[Internet Freight Cost]
     / 
     [Measures].[Customer Count]
)

SELECT 
    {[Ship Date].[Calendar Month of Year].[January] :
     [Ship Date].[Calendar Month of Year].[March]} ON 0,
    [Product].[Category].[Category].Members ON 1
FROM
    [Adventure Works]
WHERE
    ([Measures].[Freight Per Customer])
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