Attribute Properties - Bind an Attribute to a Name Column

Applies to: SQL Server Analysis Services Azure Analysis Services Power BI Premium

This procedure describes how to bind an attribute to a name column manually by using the Attributes pane in the Dimension Designer and by using the Object Binding dialog box.

To bind an attribute to a name column

  1. In Dimension Designer, open the dimension in which you want to create the attribute.

  2. On the Dimension Structure tab, in the Attributes pane, right-click the attribute that you want to configure, and then click Properties.

  3. In the Properties window, locate the NameColumn property, and then select (new).

  4. In the Object Binding dialog box, for Binding type, select Column binding.

  5. In the Source column list, select the column to which the attribute will be bound, and then click OK.