Ordinal Element
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Ordinal Element (ASSL)

Indicates the ordinal number to bind to in collections such as keys and translations.

<AttributeBinding> <!-- or CubeAttributeBinding -->

Characteristic Description

Data type and length


Default value



0-1: Optional element that can occur once and only once.

Relationship Element

Parent elements

AttributeBinding, CubeAttributeBinding

Child elements


AttributeBinding and CubeAttributeBinding elements in which the Type property is set to either Key or Translation can be bound to an attribute that is in turn bound to a collection of columns in the data source view. The value of the Ordinal element determines to which column the AttributeBinding or CubeAttributeBinding refers in that collection.

The elements that correspond to the parents of Ordinal in the Analysis Management Objects (AMO) object model are AttributeBinding and CubeAttributeBinding.

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