Function Arguments
The following listing shows each of the different arguments or 'input' values expected in the various PQL and MDX functions within Pyramid.
An integer whole number representing the axis index. Columns are 0, Rows are 1, Pages are 2 etc. 

Backgound color represented as either a 6 character hexadecimal, color name or RGB string. 

A whole number value to represent the color blue between 0 and 255. 

A value only two possible values usually 'true' or '1' and 'false' or '0' 

An comma delimited list of expressions that needs to be evaluated to true or false. 

A value that returns true or false 

A datetime column in a database table 

A positive integer whole number representing the column index  starting from 0. 

A numeric column in a database table 

A text or string column in a database table 

Any number of text or string columns from a database table 

A column of any data type 

The initial cost of the asset. 

An expression that evaluate to true or false for conditional logic and filters. 

A list or collection of different criteria expressions. 

A set of expressions that evaluate to true or false for conditional logic and filters. 

A cube name as a text. 

A data point, or 'tuple', is a composition representing a selection of one member from one or more columns/attributes in your model. It effectively demarcates a specific data cell in the model, including a measure. 

A set of data points, or 'tuples', for representing a selection of one or more members from one or more columns/attributes in your model. 

The a value or expression that represents a date. 

The a text value or expression that represents a date. 

A date and time value that includes both data information and specific time information. 

A positive whole number value to represent a 'second' 031 

The default value. 

A text character that will be used to differentiate the items in a list. 

A dimension or table is a collection of columns. 

A positive whole number representing the ending or last index. 

The number of milliseconds since 19700101. 

An expression that evaluates to true or false 

A boolean value indicating 'false'  usually '0' 

A text indicator value that provides details for how the function should run. 

An integer value that indicates which details the function should return. 

Simple text representing the name of the font to use. 

The number of periods to forecast into the future. 

Foreground color represented as either a 6 character hexadecimal, color name or RGB string. 

A whole number value to represent the color green between 0 and 255. 

A positive whole number representing the height of the item in pixels 

A hierarchy is usually a column in a dimension/table of a model. A multilevel 'regular' hierarchy is a composite structure of multiple columns. While an attribute hierarchy is typically a single column. 

A collection or array of hierarchy entities. 

A positive whole number value to represent an 'hour' from 0 to 23 

A whole number value. Depending on the function, this can be a value in the range from 2b up to +2b. 

The numerical difference between one range and the next. 

A KPI member or element found in the KPIs list of a model. 

The latitude for a global point 

A level is usually a single column found in a multilevel 'regular' hierarchy derived from dimensions/tables. 

The length of the useful life of the asset. 

A list or 'set' is a collection of data points or 'tuples' from one or more hierarchies in the model. 

The longitude for a global point 

A positive whole number representing the number of loop iterations to perform 

A defined text string used to describe how to format numbers or dates 

A measure member or element found in the measures list of a model. 

A member is an element entity found in a column/hierarchy. 

The name of the group of measures as defined in the model. 

The name of a mining model used for prediction calculations. 

A positive whole number value to represent a 'minute' 059 

A positive whole number value to represent a 'month' 112 

A numeric value that is usually any positive or negative floating number with decimals, but can also include integers. 

A list of numeric items usually represented as a collection or array 

A comma delimited list of numeric values that are usually any positive or negative numbers. 

A regular expression pattern string 

The total number of payment periods in the annuity. 

The payment to be made each period. 

The period for which asset depreciation is calculated. 

The total number of payment periods in the annuity. 

A positive whole number value to represent a 'period'. 

A integer value representing the type of period to use. 

The number of decimal positions used in the rounded value. 

The current or present value (or lump sum) of a series of future payments. 

A positive whole number value to represent a 'quarter' 14 

A integer value representing the type of period range to use. 

The interest rate per period. 

A whole number value to represent the color red between 0 and 255. 

The interest rate received on gains from cash reinvestment. 

The replacement text or string. 

A result expression corresponding to the matching criteria expression 

A list or collection of different result expressions corresponding to the matching criteria list expressions. 

A set of different result expressions corresponding to the matching criteria expressions 

A positive integer whole number representing the row index  starting from 0. 

The value of the asset at the end of its useful life. 

The search text or string. 

A positive whole number value to represent a 'second' 059 

A positive whole number representing the size of the font in pixels 

The number that is the start of the overall range of numbers. 

A positive whole number representing the starting or first index. 

A comma delimtied list of result values that correspond to the matching case expression. 

The number that is the end of the overall range of numbers. 

A simple text or 'string' value, containing alphanumeric characters. 

A list of text or string items usually represented as a collection or array. 

A comma delimtied list of text items. 

The a value or expression that represents a time. 

A boolean value indicating 'true'  usually '1' 

A text string representing the URL of the item. 

A data point or expression that is used for the evaluation. 

A value that will depend on the context in which the function is used. Usually the result is either numeric or text (string) 

A list of variante items usually represented as a collection or array. 

A positive whole number value to represent a 'week' 052 

A positive whole number representing the width of the item in pixels 

A positive whole number value to represent a 'year' 