GetAncestors

The GetAncestors() function returns all the parents (ancestors) of a concept.

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This function is NOT SQL compatible. For more information about SQL compatibility, see our documentation.

Returns a Concept Set with all the parent concepts of a concept. The concept parameter is not included in the result.

An unknown value is returned if the concept has no parent or the given parameter is unknown.

The GetParent() function only returns the direct parent of a concept.

Syntax

GetAncestors(concept)

GetAncestors(unknownconcept) =>Result: unknown

GetAncestors('Languages'.'Dutch') =>Result: Languages

GetAncestors('World regions'.'EMEA'.'CIS') =>Result: { 'World regions' , 'EMEA' } as a concept set

Parameters

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