Cube functions (reference)

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Returns a key performance indicator (KPI) property and displays the KPI name in the cell. A KPI is a quantifiable measurement, such as monthly gross profit or quarterly employee turnover, that is used to monitor an organization's performance.


Returns a member or tuple from the cube. Use to validate that the member or tuple exists in the cube.


Returns the value of a member property from the cube. Use to validate that a member name exists within the cube and to return the specified property for this member.


Returns the nth, or ranked, member in a set. Use to return one or more elements in a set, such as the top sales performer or the top 10 students.

CUBESET function

Defines a calculated set of members or tuples by sending a set expression to the cube on the server, which creates the set, and then returns that set to Microsoft Excel.


Returns the number of items in a set.

CUBEVALUE function

Returns an aggregated value from the cube.

See Also

Excel functions (by category)

Excel functions (alphabetical)

Applies To: Excel 2016 for Mac, Excel 2007, Excel 2016, Excel Starter, Excel 2010, Excel Online, Excel 2013, Excel for Mac 2011

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