In the previous exercise, you used a tuple to locate a point within a cube space. On the surface, it appeared that a simple value is recorded at this point, which is what is returned by the SELECT statement. The reality is a bit more complex.
Points within cube spaces are occupied by cells. Cells are objects and as such have a number of properties. When cells are accessed, various properties are returned. The default properties returned are VALUE and FORMATTED_VALUE.
The VALUE property contains an aggregated measure value. That value is based on the measure aggregated against all the other attribute-hierarchy members associated with the cell. For example, the VALUE property of the cell associated with the previously employed ...