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SelectPivotCells method

Information note

This method only applies to hypercubes that are not represented as straight tables. The parameter qMode in HyperCubeDef must be set either to P  or K .

Pivot table

Makes selections in the top or left dimension cells of a pivot table or in the data matrix. Only expanded dimensions can be selected.

Stacked table

Makes selections in the left dimension cells of a stacked table or in the data matrix.

Information note

There is no top dimensions in a stacked table. A stacked table can only contain one measure.

Example of a pivot table

In the representation above:

Are pseudo dimensions.
CategoryName Is a left dimension.
Beverages , Condiments ... are left dimension values.
ProductName Is a top dimension.
Chef Anton's Cajun Seasoning is a top dimension value.
Numeric values Are calculated values in the data matrix.
626291,832 is a calculated value.

The member Change returns the handles of the objects that are updated following the selections. qSuccess is set to true if the selections are successful and is set to false in the following cases:

  • The object contains some invalid fields (fields that are not in the data model).
  • The selection applies to a locked field.
  • A range selection is performed and the parameter OneAndOnlyOne is set to true in the definition of the object.


Name Description Mandatory Type

Path to the definition of the object. For example, /qHyperCubeDef .

Yes String

Information about the selections to perform.

Yes Array of NxSelectionCell

Set to true to ignore locks; in that case, locked fields can be selected.

No Boolean

Set this parameter to true to unselect the last single selected value. There must be only one selected value in the field. The default value is false.

No Boolean


Name Description Type



See also

Select dimension cells in a pivot table

Select dimension cells in a stacked table

Select values in a pivot table

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