CubeField.FlattenHierarchies Property (Excel)

Returns or sets whether items from all levels of hierarchies in a named set cube field are displayed in the same field of a PivotTable report based on an OLAP cube. Read/write

Version Added: Excel 2010

expression .FlattenHierarchies

expression A variable that represents a CubeField object.

Return Value


True if all hierarchies of the specified named set are displayed in the same field; otherwise False.

The value of this property corresponds to the setting of the Display items from different levels in separate fields check box on the Layout & Print tab of the Field Settings dialog box for a named set in a PivotTable report that is based on an OLAP cube.

This property returns an error if the CubeFieldType property of the specified CubeField object is not xlSet.

The following code example flattens the hierarchies of the specified cube field, so that all levels are displayed in the same field of the PivotTable.

ActiveSheet.PivotTables("PivotTable1").CubeFields("[Summary P&L]"). _ 
 FlattenHierarchies = True