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FORMAT_STRING derivation

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If you’ve ever wondered (as I have, on occasion) why the FORMAT_STRING property of a calculation is sometimes inherited from whatever measure you’re using inside your calculation and sometimes not, here’s a short KB article describing the rules that are applied:

Written by Chris Webb

December 11, 2006 at 1:17 pm

Posted in MDX

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