External Tool For M Code Formatter

External Tools Menu and M Fans,

Using the template created by External Tools Wizard @samaguire, I created the attached tool that will add an external tool menu entry to the Power BI Desktop that opens your default web browser to the online Power Query M Formatter.

You will need administrator rights to do this.

To install, close Power BI and copy the attachment to the location “C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Power BI Desktop\External Tools”

When you reopen Power BI, you should see the highlighted entry in your External Tools menu ribbon:

and when you click on it, it should take you here:


  • Brian

MFormatter.pbitool.json (18.8 KB)


Marking as solved.