SELECTEDMEASUREFORMATSTRING

Used by expressions for calculation items to retrieve the format string of the measure that is in context.

Syntax

SELECTEDMEASUREFORMATSTRING()

Parameters

None

Return value

A string holding the format string of the measure that is currently in context when the calculation item is evaluated.

Remarks

  • This function can only be referenced in expressions for calculation items in calculation groups. It is designed to be used by the Format String Expression property of calculation items.

  • This function is not supported for use in DirectQuery mode when used in calculated columns or row-level security (RLS) rules.

Example

The following expression is evaluated by the Format String Expression property for a calculation item. If there is a single currency in filter context, the format string is retrieved from the DimCurrency[FormatString] column; otherwise the format string of the measure in context is used.

SELECTEDVALUE( DimCurrency[FormatString], SELECTEDMEASUREFORMATSTRING() )

See also

SELECTEDMEASURE
ISSELECTEDMEASURE