Parent-child Functions


These functions helps flattening a parent-child relationship in a regular one.

Function Description
PATH Returns a string which contains a delimited list of IDs, starting with the top/root of a hierarchy and ending with the specified ID.
PATHCONTAINS Returns TRUE if the specified Item exists within the specified Path.
PATHITEM Returns the nth item in the delimited list produced by the Path function.
PATHITEMREVERSE Returns the nth item in the delimited list produced by the Path function, counting backwards from the last item in the path.
PATHLENGTH Returns returns the number of items in a particular path string. This function returns 1 for the path generated for an ID at the top/root of a hierarchy.

Last update: Oct 19, 2020   » Contribute   » Show contributors

Contributors: Alberto Ferrari, Marco Russo

Context Transition

This function performs a Context Transition if called in a Row Context. Click to read more.

Row Context

This expression is executed in a Row Context. Click to read more.

Iterator

Not recommended

The use of this function is not recommended. See Remarks and Related functions for alternatives.

Not recommended

The use of this parameter is not recommended.

Deprecated

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Deprecated

This parameter is deprecated and its use is not recommended.

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