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Dimension properties issue

Posted By:      Posted Date: October 01, 2010    Points: 0   Category :Sql Server


IsAggregatable and AttibuteHierarchyVisible set both to false will prevent from browsing a given attribute if it is used within a hierarchy. The question is what is the difference between the both properties

Thank you 

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If you look at the Dimension Properties for Mountain-100 Silver, 38 it shows NULL for the [Category]
[Product].[Product Categories].[Category] = (null)
[Product].[Product Categories].[Subcategory] = Mountain Bikes
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