DAXMD: Supress Member Properties - by Teo Lachev

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ID 761432 Comments
Status Closed Workarounds
Type Suggestion Repros 0
Opened 9/6/2012 6:01:35 AM
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IMO, I don’t see a good use of exposing member properties, not to mention that hiding them will require changes to the cube to hide the attribute relationships just to support Power View. 
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Posted by almaplayera on 12/6/2012 at 6:21 PM
huh. i came here to request the exact opposite.

consider the "Customer" dimension of the AdventureWorks "Direct Sales" perspective:

1) wouldn't a Power View table visualization with two fields, "Customer" and "Email Address", be a perfectly reasonable use case?

2) why would i prefer to enable the attribute hierarchy for the "Email Address" field?
* it's not an attribute by which users will dimension cube information
* disabling the attribute hierarchy will improve processing performance
* in excel, with "customer" in the rows area, query performance will be much faster with "Email Address" as a member property rather than as a hierarchy / field

so, what am i missing? why wouldn't i want the "Email Address" member property exposed in DAXMD / PowerView?
Posted by SIN420 on 9/24/2012 at 1:26 PM
I agree 100%