Returns format string for the measure that is currently being evaluated.



This expression has no parameters.

Return values

Scalar A single string value.

Format string of the measure currently being evaluated – which is the measure identified by SELECTEDMEASURE.

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Last update: Jul 8, 2020   » Contribute   » Show contributors

Contributors: Alberto Ferrari, Marco Russo

MSDN documentation:

DAX Conventions
Context Transition

This function performs a Context Transition if called in a Row Context. Click to read more.

Row Context

This expression is executed in a Row Context. Click to read more.


Not recommended

The use of this function is not recommended. See Remarks and Related functions for alternatives.

Not recommended

The use of this parameter is not recommended.


This function is deprecated. Jump to the Alternatives section to see the function to use.


This parameter is deprecated and its use is not recommended.


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