Parent (Dimension Interface)

NoteNote

  This feature will be removed in the next version of Microsoft SQL Server. Do not use this feature in new development work, and modify applications that currently use this feature as soon as possible.

The Parent property of the Dimension interface contains a reference to the parent MDStore object.

Applies To: clsAggregationDimension, clsCubeDimension, clsDatabaseDimension, clsPartitionDimension

Read-only

The value of the ClassType property of the parent object depends on the value of the ClassType property of the object.

Dimension object ClassType

Parent object ClassType

clsDatabaseDimension

clsDatabase

clsCubeDimension

clsCube

clsPartitionDimension

clsPartition

clsAggregationDimension

clsAggregation

Use the following code to obtain the parent of a dimension object:

'Assume an object (dsoDim) of ClassType clsDimension exists.
Dim objClassType As ClassTypes
objClassType = dsoDim.Parent.ClassType
Select Case objClassType
    Case clsDatabase
        'Insert code for the database parent object.
    Case clsCube
        'Insert code for the cube/virtual cube parent object.
    Case clsPartiton
        'Insert code for the partition parent object.
    Case clsAggregation
        'Insert code for the aggregation parent object.
End Select

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