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Hides or customizes a measure in a Business Intelligence subject area.


The <measure> element has the following attributes:

Attribute Purpose
name, displayName, description, disabled See Common Attributes in a Subject Area.
hidden (Optional) If hidden="true" then the measure is defined and can be used in queries, but is not listed as an available measure in this subject area. The default is "false".
formatString (Optional) If specified, this attribute overrides the formatString attribute specified for this measure in the base cube. See Specifying a Format String.

You cannot define overrides for calculated measures this way. A calculated measure is actually a calculated member; to define an override for it, you must use <calculatedMember>.

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