Returns the set of values from a range of given members. Often used to provide an OLAP data source for In-Cell Chart formulae.

Use the Insert Formula > Data Series menu or ribbon item to insert the formula using a wizard. See here for details.


XL3DataSeriesLookup( Connection, MemberSet, Measure, Hierarchy1, Member1,…, Hierarchy100, Member100 )

Before XLCubed Version 9, this formula was limited to 30 parameters. This allowed up to 13 hierarchy-member pairs.


Parameter Description
Connection Connection number to use
MemberSet An XL3MemberSet formula specifying the set to return
Measure The measure to use
Hierarchy1,…, HierarchyN Name of the hierarchy that the following member applies to e.g. "Measures" or "[Customer].[Customer Geography]"
Member1,…, MemberN Either a single member unique name or an XL3Member formula

Examples (based on the Bicycle Sales cube)

Returns the a set of 12 Revenues for the months of 2003


Returns a line chart for a set of 12 Revenues for the months of 2003

=XL3SparkLineM( XL3DataSeriesLookup(1,XL3MemberSet(1,"[Time]","[Time].[All].&[2003]","DescendantsAt","[Time].[Month]"),"[Measures].[Value]","[KeyFigures]","[KeyFigures].[All].&[Revenue]") )

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