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Extend DAX Format Function - Simple, but HUGE Benefits

Extend Format Function to allow color in format code like in Excel. This would allow far more expressive conditional formatting in formulas. Take it a step further and add codes for bolding, italics and other formatting types. This would allow full flexibility in formatting of reports such as bolding certain rows, etc. Simple change - HUGE benefits! The finance community will thank you greatly!

EXAMPLE:

=FORMAT(1, "[[RED]] #") //formats number as red
=FORMAT(1, "[[#ff0000]] #") //formats number as red (using hex code)
=FORMAT(1, "[[RED;BOLD]] #") //formats number as red and bolds

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