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Microsoft® SQL Server® 2008 MDX Step by Step by C Ryan Clay Bryan C Smith and Hitachi Consulting

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Chapter 2 Quick Reference

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Do this

Connect to Analysis Services using Management Studio

Start Management Studio. In the Connect To Server dialog box, select Analysis Services in the Server Type field, type the name of your Analysis Services instance in the Server Name field, and then click Connect.

Open the MDX Query Editor

In Object Explorer, right-click your instance of Analysis Services, point to New Query, and then click MDX.

Change the target database for the MDX Query Editor

From the Query Editor toolbar, select the desired database in the Available Databases drop-down list.

Parse an MDX statement

While working in the MDX Query Editor, click Parse on the Query Editor toolbar.

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While working in the MDX Query Editor, select the portion of the statement ...

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