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Formatted measure not displaying correctly

I have a measure in which I formatted to show as a percentage with one decimal, but it shows as currency in my Matrix. How do I fix this?

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My measure is formatted to show currency, but within the measure, I have a “containsrow” statement that will need to return a measure that is a percentage. Can I format part of a measure to return a format different then the measure it is within?

Yes, this is possible, using the DAX function FORMAT

One word of caution with this method is that you will be turning your numbers into text with the appearance of properly formatted numbers. This means you will lose the ability to properly sort by the total results in the table.

I believe you will need to apply the currency format in the measure as well.

As a suggestion in the future, it often helps to have a mockup of your report attached to a question, that can often make it more clear to posters what you are looking for. :slight_smile:


Hi @Usates, did the response provided by @Heather help you solve your query? If not, how far did you get and what kind of help you need further? If yes, kindly mark the thread as solved. Thanks!

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Thank you. I could get it to work.

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