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Returns the member that is a specified number of positions following a specified member along the dimension of the member.


«Member».Lead(«Numeric Expression»)


Member positions in the dimension are determined by the dimension's natural order. The numbering of the positions is zero-based.

If «Numeric Expression» is zero, «Member» is returned. If «Numeric Expression» is negative, a prior member is returned.

Lead(1) is equivalent to NextMember. Lead(-1) is equivalent to PrevMember.

The «Member».Lag function is similar, except that it looks in the opposite direction. Lead(n) is equivalent to Lag(-n).


If the levels in the Time dimension include Year and Month, the following example returns [1995].February: