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Default measure format to comma and zero decimals

Every time I create a measure I have to format it as “,” and 0 decimals. This appears to be the most common format and it would make sense to make this the default.

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  • Eric Hutton commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    It would be better to be able to set your own default format, rather than be stuck with anyone else's idea of the most common format.

  • Mike Kostuch commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I get after my developers when they don't put this in, but I have to agree it should be the default...!!!! It was a good chuckle on a Friday that a lot of others hate this too! Please fix!

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Why can't we set the format as an option for the pbix, instead of having one default value "locked-in"? This application has probably fewer user-selectable options than almost any other MS product!!

  • ilya commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Please let me set the default formatting, Please dear!!!

  • edh commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Or at least let us set these preferences in a blank file we can save as a PBIT and start from there.

  • Mike Hardy commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Settings the default format for all data types globally, and at the report level would be fantastic.

  • mohammed commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Now data profiling has made its way into Power BI, the default should be appropriate to the data.

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