## TM1 Function for Rules, ELPARN

### ELPARN returns the number of parents of an element.

**Where can the ELPARN****function be used?**Excel, Rules and TurboIntegrator

**What is the ELPARN****function?**ELPARN returns the number of parents of an element.

**What is the syntax for ELPARN?**ELPARN(dimension, element)

Dimension = A dimension name.

Element = The name of an element.

**ELPARN****A demonstration on how to use**Use ELPARN function to determine the number of parents of an element and apply it in the rule to populate in the Product Scorecard cube.