Data Analysis Expressions (DAX) is a formula language introduced by Microsoft in Power BI, Power Pivot and Analysis Services Tabular to define calculations and queries.

DAX Formatter is a free tool by SQLBI that transform your raw DAX formulas into clean, beautiful and readable code. The syntax rules used improves the readability of the expressions, read this article to learn more: Rules for DAX code formatting »


You can format any DAX query and expression in the form:
  • Table[column] = …
  • Table[measure] := …
  • [measure] := …
  • [measure] = …
  • measure := …
  • measure = …
  • = …


You can call the service via standard HTTP requests. Learn how to use API »

Terms of Use

By using DAX Formatter by SQLBI you are agree to the following conditions:
  1. The service is provided “as is” without warranty of any kind.
  2. The query you write are sent to a server running on Windows Azure, which provide a service for syntax formatting.
  3. A few results of the query parser can be saved for statistical reasons (most used functions, complexity index, average length and others).
  4. The DAX Formatter rebuild the DAX query code based on the syntax tree and the result might not correspond to the original query.


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Latest Changes

[Nov 27, 2019] Improvements formatting code with non standard separators

Ignore separators in metadata, literals and comments in case of non standard separators (“,” as list separator and “.” as decimal separator) that are switched before and after formatting.

[Nov 20, 2019] Added support to TOPNPERLEVEL

Added support to the TOPNPERLEVEL extension function used by Decomp Tree in Power BI

[Nov 19, 2019] Added support to SELECTEDMEASUREFORMATSTRING

Added support to the SELECTEDMEASUREFORMATSTRING function.


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