How to: Create a Consolidated Member (Master Data Services)
In Master Data Manager, create a consolidated member when you want a parent node for an explicit hierarchy.
To perform this procedure:
You must have permission to access the Explorer functional area.
You must have a minimum of Update permission to the consolidated model object you are adding a member to.
The entity must be enabled for explicit hierarchies and collections. For more information, see How to: Enable an Entity for Explicit Hierarchies and Collections (Master Data Services).
To create a consolidated member
On the Master Data Manager home page, from the Model list, select a model.
From the Version list, select a version.
From the menu bar, point to Entities and click the name of the entity you want to add a member to.
Above the grid, select the Consolidated option.
Click Add member.
Optionally, on the Member Information page, in the Name field, type a name for the member.
In the Code field, type a code for the member.
Click Find parent node to select a hierarchy node to add the new member to.
When you are done:
Click Save and edit to update attributes for the member.
Click Save and go back to return to the grid.
Click Save and add another to add another member.