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Dimension Class

OLAP Dimension.When the object is serialized out as xml, its qualified name is x:dimension.

Namespace:  DocumentFormat.OpenXml.Spreadsheet
Assembly:  DocumentFormat.OpenXml (in DocumentFormat.OpenXml.dll)

public class Dimension : OpenXmlLeafElement

[ISO/IEC 29500-1 1st Edition]

18.10.1.24 dimension (OLAP Dimension)

Represents a PivotTable OLAP Dimension. A dimension is a field that organizes a single type of data into a hierarchy with levels of detail. [Example: An OLAP database could contain a Time dimension providing data for levels Year, Month, Week, and Day, allowing you to create reports that let you compare day-to-day sales results or view a summary of your sales for an entire year. end example]

Parent Elements

dimensions (§18.10.1.25)

Attributes

Description

caption (Dimension Display Name)

Specifies the display name of the dimension.

The possible values for this attribute are defined by the ST_Xstring simple type (§22.9.2.19).

measure (Measure)

Specifies a boolean value that indicates whether this is a measure dimension.

A value of 1 or true indicates this dimension is a measure dimension.

A value of 0 or false indicates this dimension is not a measure dimension.

The possible values for this attribute are defined by the W3C XML Schema boolean datatype.

name (Dimension Name)

Specifies the name of the dimension.

The possible values for this attribute are defined by the ST_Xstring simple type (§22.9.2.19).

uniqueName (Dimension Unique Name)

Specifies the unique name of the dimension.

The possible values for this attribute are defined by the ST_Xstring simple type (§22.9.2.19).

[Note: The W3C XML Schema definition of this element’s content model (CT_PivotDimension) is located in §A.2. end note]

© ISO/IEC29500: 2008.

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.
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