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When business users analyze data by using a multidimensional model, they use attributes primarily for grouping aggregate values in a report, or to filter values, as shown in Figure 1-12. In this example, SSAS calculates the sum of the Sales Amount With Tax measure for each State Province attribute member appearing on rows. An attribute member is a distinct value from the source column that is bound to the attribute. Figure 1-12 shows attribute members for the State Province attribute such as Alaska, California, and so on. Above the set of State Province members, you can see a filter applied based on another attribute, Sales Territory. Specifically, the filter...