Data provider types: Oracle Essbase


HypIsAncestor() checks whether the specified member is the ancestor of another specified member.


HypIsAncestor(vtSheetName, vtMemberName, vtAncestorName)

ByVal vtSheetName As Variant

ByVal vtMemberName As Variant

ByVal vtAncestorName As Variant


vtSheetName: The name of worksheet on which to run the function. If vtSheetName is Null or Empty, the active worksheet is used.

vtMemberName: The member for which to retrieve information. Required; there is no default value.

vtAncestorName: The name of the ancestor. Required.

Return Value

Returns a variant in which -1 is true, 0 is false; otherwise, returns the appropriate error code.


Declare Function HypIsAncestor Lib "HsAddin" (ByVal vtSheetName As Variant, ByVal vtMemberName As Variant, ByVal vtAncestorName As Variant) As Variant

Sub Example_HypIsAncestor
   Dim b As Variant
   b = HypIsAncestor (Empty, "Year", "Jan")
End sub