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Invocation Element
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Invocation Element (ASSL)

Specifies how an Action should be invoked.


Characteristic Description

Data type and length

String (enumeration)

Default value



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

Relationship Element

Parent element


Child elements


The invocation of an action depends on the client application. The Invocation element suggests to a client application how an action should be handled, and does not indicate to the instance of Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Analysis Services (SSAS) how to invoke an action.

The value of this element is limited to one of the strings in the following table.

Value Description


Invoked interactively by the user.


Invoked when a client application opens the object.


Invoked by a batch processing command.

The enumeration that corresponds to the allowed values for Invocation in the Analysis Management Objects (AMO) object model is Action.

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