Format Measures Dialog Box
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The Format Measures dialog box is used to change the visual representation of data that is based on a measure calculation.
To access this dialog, open the PowerPivot window, then right-click a measure in the Calculation Area and select Format. You can also select a measure and then choose More Formats in the Formatting list of the Home page.
Formatting can only be specified for standalone measures that you created explicitly, by either typing a formula in a cell of the Calculation Area or by clicking New Measure in the PowerPivot ribbon. If you created an implicit measure by dragging a field to the Values area of the Field List, formatting is fixed and cannot be modified using the Format Measures dialog.
Lists all of the formatting options available for numeric data, including General, Number, Currency, Date, and TRUE/FALSE. Format strings are based on the .NET Framework format strings. For technical detail about these formats, including how a string is rendered in a different language, see Standard Numeric Format Strings in the .NET Framework 4 reference documentation on MSDN.