Returns all descendants of the specified member, or those down to the
specified generation or level, including shared members. This function excludes
the specified member.
You can use this member set function as a parameter of another function,
where that parameter is a list of members.
In the absence of shared members, @RDESCENDANTS and @DESCENDANTS return the same result.
@RDESCENDANTS (mbrName [, genLevNum| genLevName])
|mbrName||Any valid single member name or member combination, or a function that
returns a single member or member combination
|genLevNum||Optional. An integer value that defines the absolute generation or level
number down to which to select the members. A positive integer defines a generation
number. A value of 0 or a negative integer defines a level number.
|genLevName||Optional. Level name or generation name down to which to select the
- The order of members in the result list is important to consider
when you use the @RDESCENDANTS member set function with certain forecasting
and statistical functions. Essbase generates the list
of members in the following sequence: If a shared member is encountered, the
above steps are repeated on the member being shared.
- The specified member
- The nearest descendant of the member
- The next nearest descendant of the member, and so on.
- You can use @IRDESCENDANTS to include the specified member in the member list.
Assume a variation of the Sample Basic database such that the Product
dimension includes the following members:
Product 100 100-10 100-20 100-30 200 200-10 200-20 200-30 200-40 Diet 100 (Shared Member) 200 (Shared Member)
Diet has two children “100” and “200”. The members “100” and “200” are
returns the members: 100,
100-10, 100-20, 100-30, 200, 200-10, 200-20, 200-30, 200-40 (in that order).
returns Margin, Sales, COGS,
Total Expenses, Marketing, Payroll, and Misc (in that order) and is identical